Humane Farm Animal Care is a non-profit charity whose mission is to improve the lives of farm animals by providing viable, credible, duly monitored standards for humane food production and assuring consumers that certified products meet these standards. Progress towards any ambitious goal is gradual and challenging. All rights reserved. h�b```�vf�/ ���� The Five Freedoms are internationally accepted standards of care that affirm every living being's right to humane treatment. �
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$-0� The American Humane Certified™ Animal Welfare Standards are species-specific and grounded on solid scientific research. HUMANE FARM ANIMAL CARE . For caring, compassionate advice and resources to address all your animal concerns.
The goal of the program is to improve the lives of farm animals by driving consumer demand for kinder and more responsible farm animal practices. The Five Freedoms ensure that we meet the mental and physical needs of animals in our care: Embracing the Five Freedoms supports the health and welfare of the animals in our care and provides adopters with the best possible insight into their personalities. 4852 0 obj
Certified Producer Log-in New Producer Inquiry. The Responsible Minimum Standards also reflect input from numerous animal protection organisations and animal welfare certification organisations that work globally, regionally and nationally, as well as account for the most recent science about the behavioral needs of farm animals. Current folder: top level Animal Welfare Full Standards + Supplements File name Last changed Supplemental Farm Manual Templates Supplemental Traceability Audit Beef Cattle Full Standards .pdf 02/08/2017 10:29:47 Broiler Chickens Full Standards.pdf 01/05/2019 22:10:40 Dairy Cattle Full Standards.pdf 12/03/2020 15:42:49 Layers Cage Free Full Standards.pdf 23/10/2019 14:03:08 Layers Free Range & Pasture Full Standards.pdf 23/10/2019 14:03:08 Swine Full Standards.pdf 02/08/2017 10:29:52 Turkey Full Standards.pdf 19/05/2020 12:22:10. Humane Heartland also provides humane care training for workers, review of equipment that improves animal welfare, humane … The Certified Humane® certification program (CH) is an international program of Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to “improving the lives of farm animals in food production from birth through slaughter” by “driving consumer demand for kinder and more responsible farm animal practices.” History. The current standards, rationale, and accountability measures have been reviewed and revised by the FARM Technical Writing Group and National Milk Producers Federation Animal Health and Well-Being Committee. These standards were developed by Britain's Farm Animal Welfare Council in 1965 and adapted by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians for companion animals in shelters. endstream
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These standards were developed by Britain's Farm Animal Welfare Council in 1965 and adapted by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians for companion animals in shelters. The standards were created with input from renowned animal science experts and veterinarians and are frequently reviewed by our, Animal Welfare Full Standards + Supplements, Layers Free Range & Pasture Full Standards.pdf. That ultimately leads to more animals successfully placed in loving homes. Our Animal Welfare Standards are based upon the guiding principles of the Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare. %PDF-1.5
The standards were created with input from renowned animal science experts and veterinarians and are frequently reviewed by our Scientific Advisory Committee to reflect current research, technological advances and humane handling methods. Humane Heartland also provides humane care training for workers, review of equipment that improves animal welfare, humane … Our audit tools, full standards, and supplemental templates are fully transparent and can be downloaded below. endstream
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With more than 200 rigorous, science-based standards covering everything from adequate spce to air and water quality, heating, lighting, shade, and the animals' ability to engage in natural behaviors.