Welfare of Animals During Transport

High standards of animal welfare are a USP of small scale, low impact crofting and farming in islands but by default, due to remote geography, transport restraints and limited accessibility to marts and abattoirs, there is currently no alternative but to transport animals. We would strongly advocate against a situation where there is a need to continually seek permission and justification for these journeys.

Read our SIF submission to the consultation on the Welfare of Animals During Transport.

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