Welfare of meat chickens and meat breeding chickens: guidance

Detailed information about the needs of meat chickens and meat breeding chickens and how to meet these needs in accordance with good practice.


1. Note also that a person (“person A”) is to be regarded as responsible for a meat chicken for which a person who is under 16 years of age, of whom person A has actual care and control, is responsible. 

2. https://www.hsa.org.uk/catching-and-handling/chickens

3. https://www.gov.scot/Topics/farmingrural/Agriculture/animal-welfare/AnimalWelfare/TransportAnimals/requirements

See also: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/farm-animal-welfare-during-transportation


Email: Kirsten.Foubister@gov.scot

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