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ANIMAL WELFARE

Professional pork producers are committed to animal welfare.  Animals that are well cared for produce a high quality product.  The industry invests considerable resources in training and innovation to ensure a high standard of welfare is adopted by pork producers. The Model Code of Practice (MCoP) for the Welfare of Pigs is intended as a guide for all people responsible for the welfare of pigs under intensive, outdoor or deep litter production systems. It recognised that the basic requirements for the welfare of pigs is a husbandry system managed by well trained and skilled stockpersons.  The MCoP has been prescribed in the Animal Welfare (General) Regulations.

Model Code of Practice for Welfare of Pigs

Animal Welfare Act 2002

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003

Code of Practice for the Transport of Pigs