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ISBN 978 0 7559 9945 3 DPPAS 11171
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Recommendations1. Origin of stock2. Incubation and hatching3. Inspection and husbandry4. Food and water5. Management devices6. Housing and penning7. Disease treatment and record keeping8. Catching and transportation9. Preparation for release
Annex 1: Other legislation affecting gamebirds
This Code which has been prepared following consultation, is issued with the authority of the Scottish Parliament pursuant to section 37 (animal welfare codes) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006.
The Code applies in Scotland and has been issued by the Scottish Ministers (following approval by the Scottish Parliament).
THIS CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE WELFARE OF GAMEBIRDS REARED FOR SPORTING PURPOSES WAS MADE ON 3 RD DECEMBER 2010, WAS APPROVED BY RESOLUTION OF THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT ON 9 TH FEBRUARY 2011 AND COMES INTO EFFECT ON 28 TH FEBRUARY 2011.
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