Independent report

Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) opinion on calf nutrition

FAWC's opinion on the welfare implications of nutritional management strategies for calves from birth to weaning.


FAWC opinion on calf nutrition

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This document sets out FAWC’s views on improving calf feeding regimes.

This document is to provide GB Governments with the scientific evidence and FAWC’s recommendations to improve calf welfare, in particular that Governments consider how to reinforce the legal requirement that calves must be fed at least twice a day to gain sufficient nutrition.

Published 26 November 2015