PRESS STATEMENT ANIMAL CARE NEGLECTED IN LOCKDOWN REGULATIONS 13 May 2020

AUCTION AUDITS FOR LIVESTOCK WELFARE

PURPOSE

To establish at livestock auctions:

  1. Are livestock welfare issues addressed?
  2. Have the 6 main issues been checked?
  3. How well are these issues covered?
  4. Have any glaring problems been established?
  5. Are the organisers aware of faults?
  6. Are the organisers co-operative?

 

RATING SYSTEM

0   =        totally unacceptable / dangerous / nothing / drastic action needed

1   =        very poor, unacceptable, needs much improvement

2   =        poor, not acceptable, needs improvement, substandard

3   =        fair, acceptable, most items right, room for improvement

4   =        good, completely acceptable, little extra needed

5   =        excellent, serves as an example, perfect