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Links

 

 

ISU Animal Behavior Laboratory: homepage of the Farm Animal Behavior and Well-being research group within the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State


Iowa Farm Animal Care:  collaborative resource for consumers and farmers

 

Animal Welfare Information Center:  USDA website with a wealth of information regarding the use of animals in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition

 

U.S. Animal Welfare Actfull-text of Title 9 of the US Code of Federal Regulations

 

AVMA Background Information Sheets on Animal Welfare Issuesinformational handouts regarding potentially contentious issues (such as tail docking, livestock housing, and dehorning) published by the American Veterinary Medical Association

 

Welfare Qualityan example of a European scoring system for standardized welfare assessment of livestock facilities

 

Laying Hen Welfare Assessmentan example of an on-going European project to evaluate welfare in alternative hen housing systems