Reflecting on the success of Ruminant Health & Welfare so far Looking back can be a distraction and in a world dominated by change –
About our responses
One of Ruminant Health & Welfare’s roles is to respond – when appropriate – to industry developments which affect dairy, beef and sheep.
Our industry responses are based on current evidence and science. Here are our responses to some recent consultations or news stories.
Ruminant sector unites in vision for improved dairy cattle welfare by 2028 We are calling on everyone involved in the UK dairy sector – from
Ruminant Health & Welfare has written to the farming ministers of all four UK governments to ask for urgent action in standardising carbon calculators to
Dairy, beef and sheep sectors must deliver an effective farm-level response to the UK’s pledge to slash 30% of methane emissions by 2030, or the ‘soundbite’ solution of reducing numbers and downsizing livestock production will take control.
It is perhaps an opportune time to review the UK approach to the tail docking and castration of lambs.
Ruminant Health & Welfare (RH&W) therefore welcome the opportunity to contribute to the AWC
Any regulatory changes introduced as a result of Defra’s consultation on the welfare of live animals in transport must be evidence-based and rooted in science.