Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry
Australia published new reforms in its Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry including a requirement for ducks to have bathing water and a prohibition on the use of battery cages by 2036. Animal welfare groups celebrated the improvements, but are disappointed at the protracted phase-in.
[To accompany International Update "Australia Bans Battery Cages and Adopts Other Poultry Production Reform" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 152.]