New draft code of practice for the welfare of laying hens and pullets

DEFRA have produced an updated draft code of practice for the welfare of laying hens and pullets.

The code was placed in Parliament on 5 June 2018. If there are no objections in Parliament, it will come into force in August 2018.

Read the code here

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