Guidance

Welfare of animals during transport

Advice for farmers, hauliers and transporters of horses, farm livestock, poultry and game birds.

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If you transport animals you should make sure you know about the new rules and procedures that affect you. These new rules are aimed at improving the welfare of animals during transport. The new rules came into force on 5 January 2007 and affect anyone transporting live vertebrate animals in connection with an economic activity.

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