Thousands of animals are daily transported within Europe and to third countries for slaughter, fattening and breeding.
Transport conditions during these journeys vary a lot. To support the industry (e.g. farmers, drivers) to improve animal welfare, a consortium consisting of 16 partners has started to develop Guides to Good and Best Practice as a European Commission, DG Sante pilot project.
The Guides will involve guidelines for cattle, horses, pigs, poultry and sheep transport, with the aim to finish by the end of 2018.
NEWS & EVENTS
SHEEP TRANSPORT VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE!
The practical EU video for Sheep, based on the guide to Good Practise for the transport of sheep and three dedicated Fact Sheets, is now available. This video provides practical advise to ensure that sheep transported remain in good welfare, showing how to deal with the most critical aspects around transport of sheep such as loading […]
Russian Factsheets Available
Our ATG Factsheets our now available in Russian, kindly sponsored by OIE. Please feel free to download,share and benefit! 01-Cattle – Calves_RUS 02-Cattle – Long Distance_RUS 03-Cattle – Handling_RUS 04-Cattle – Milking Cows_RUS 05-Driver_RUS 06-Horses – Correct Handling_RUS1 07-Horses – Feeding & Watering_RUS 08-Horses – Space Allowance_RUS 09-Pigs – Handling_RUS 10-Pigs – Monitoring & Evaluation_RUS […]
Horses video available! made by Animal Transport Guides project
The practical EU video for horses, based on the guide to Good Practise for the transport of horses and three dedicated Fact Sheets, is now available. This video provides practical advise to ensure that horses transported remain in good welfare, and is available with translated subtitles in 8 languages ( German will follow soon) […]
Cattle Video Ready, made by Animal Transport Guides Project
The practical EU video for cattle, based on the Guide to Good Practice for the transport of Cattle and four dedicated Fact Sheets, is now available. This video provides practical advice to professionals to ensure that the cattle they transport remain in good welfare. Watch the video now by selecting your language below: English French Greek German Italian Polish Romanian Spanish […]
UK roadshows 22-23 March
The UK Horse Transport Guides Workshops will take place on the 22nd, in Somerset and 23rd March, in Blackpool, UK. Please open the invitation attached for further information and registration. See invitation here: Invitation
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Pig Video Now Available!
First practical EU Animal Transport Video available for pigs The practical EU video for pigs, based on the Guide to Good Practice for the transport of pigs and three dedicated Fact Sheets, is now available. This video provides practical advice to professionals to ensure that the pigs they transport remain in good welfare. […]
Italian Roadshow, Forli
Roadshows – Press and Publicity
Many of our Roadshows, recognised rightly for the spectacles that they are, have received publicity from national newspapers and magazines that have shown an interest in the project. We are thankful for any extra interest, as wider publicity generates a greater awareness of not only the project itself, but more importantly the information it seeks […]
Roadshow in Vic, Spain, 14th November 2017
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