BTSF Training Programme on Animal welfare in poultry production - broilers

Organisation and implementation of training activities on animal welfare on the farm, animal welfare at the time of killing of animals (at slaughterhouses and for disease control purposes) and animal welfare during transport.

Objectives

The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Courses on Animal welfare in poultry production - broilers are:

  • Raising awareness and promoting a common understanding of the EU animal welfare rules applicable to poultry and pig productions, slaughtering practices and long distance transportation. 
  • Ensuring consistent and high implementation standards across the Union.
  • Promoting the exchange of good and best practices among EU Member States as regards control activities at farm.
  • Improving the welfare conditions of live farmed animals in Europe.
  • Improving awareness of the EU legislation on animal welfare in selected non-EU Countries.
  • Stimulating a constructive dialogue among the interested parties (including business operators, NGOs and their umbrella organisations), and also a collaborative climate among EU and Non-EU National Competent Authorities towards common achievements concerning the most controversial aspects in the interpretation of the relevant pieces of legislation.

Calendar and locations

Session Title Start Date End Date
1 BTSF Virtual Classroom on Animal Welfare in poultry production 13/10/2021 15/10/2021
2 BTSF Virtual Classroom on Animal Welfare in poultry production 29/11/2021 01/12/2021
3 BTSF Virtual Classroom on Animal Welfare in poultry production 07/06/2022 09/06/2022