Dairy industry's updated "Guide to Good Animal Welfare in Dairy Production"

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Dairy industry's updated "Guide to Good Animal Welfare in Dairy Production"

15 April 2019
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This guide provides recommendations on : stockmanship, feed and water, physical environment, husbandry practices and health management.

The updated IDF Guide on Animal Welfare aims to promote the implementation of good animal welfare practices in dairy production at global scale and refers to key standards (OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, and ISO Technical Specification 34700 :2016).


To assess the level of welfare for the animals in dairy production systems, example animal welfare outcome measures are proposed.