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How do RSPCA Approved salmon farms protect fish from predators, such as seals?
In Tasmania, farmed Atlantic salmon may be vulnerable to attack by seals and sea birds. Maintaining good fish welfare by protecting farmed Atlantic salmon from predators, such as seals and sea birds is critical to the RSPCA Approved Farming...
What is the RSPCA doing about transportation of farm animals?
Farm animals are transported within Australia to other properties, saleyards, feedlots, abattoirs and export ports. Some of these journeys may involve distances of thousands of kilometres over several days. Most land transport uses purpose-built...
What are the welfare issues relating to meat chicken production?
Chickens that are grown for meat production (also called broiler chickens) are genetically very different from layer hens (which are bred to produce eggs). Meat chickens have been selectively bred over many generations to grow and gain weight very...
What is the RSPCA doing to get hens out of battery cages?
The RSPCA is strongly opposed to battery cages and believes there must now be a legislative phase-out of their use. For many years, the RSPCA has campaigned against housing hens in battery cages and raised public awareness of the inherent welfare...
What are the RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme standards for turkeys?
The RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme Standards - Turkeys have been developed by RSPCA Australia to improve the welfare of turkeys on farm, during transport and at slaughter. The Standards cover various aspects of production including food and water,...
What are the RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme standards for meat chickens?
The RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme Standards - Meat chickens have been developed by RSPCA Australia to improve the welfare of meat chickens in Australia on farm, during transport and at slaughter. The Standards cover various aspects of meat chicken...
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