Open Consultation

Code of practice for the welfare of laying hens and code of practice for the welfare of meat and breeding chickens

Summary 
We want your views on amendments to these codes of practice following changes in science and legislation.
Consultation End Date 
12 February 2018
57 days left for you to respond
Consultation launched 20 November 2017

Documents

Consultation document
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Code of practice - laying hens
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Code of practice - meat chickens and breeding chickens
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879.92 KB
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Consultation description 

The codes provide information and guidance to those responsible for meat and breeding chickens and laying hens on how to care for them. We are consulting on:

  • the style, layout and content of the codes
  • the information, advice and guidance they contain.
How to respond
Please submit your comments by 12 February 2018, in any of the following ways:
Online Form 
Email 

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

LivestockWelfare@Wales.GSI.Gov.UK

Post 

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Animal Welfare Branch,
Welsh Assembly Government,
Cathays Park,
Cardiff,
CF10 3NQ.

Help and support 

For more information about this consultation e-mail LivestockWelfare@Wales.GSI.Gov.UK