Independent report

FAWC: Evidence and the welfare of farmed animals - part 2: evidence based decision making

Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) report on the role of evidence in the formulation of farm animal welfare policy.



This report describes the types of information used in policy formulation on farm animal welfare and the information sources.

It focuses on the:

  • purpose of evidence
  • validity and reliability of evidence
  • limitations of evidence
  • evidence-based approaches
  • use of evidence in animal welfare policy and delivery

You can read more about the work of the Farm Animal Welfare Committee.

Published 19 July 2018