New brochure: animal welfare – deadlines own chickens in your own backyard of millions of hens a sad, short life on mesh wire with artificial light, million broilers doze in factory halls end of her early life contrary to. Every chicken that it holds and uses, other chickens saves this little fashion – and behavior-oriented life. This informative yet entertaining introduction to chicken welfare in your own garden describes the most important requirements, gives valuable tips on accommodation and nutrition of animals and explains also significant variations between different races. In addition, signs of the most common diseases, as well as the correct response are discussed. Also legally relevant factors are discussed briefly. The brochure is aimed especially at lay people, who want to keep chickens for own, non-commercial use from joy at the animals. The little book in the series is “animal welfare” for a fee of EUR 7 via the online shop of the German Animal welfare agencies to obtain (www.tierschutz-videos.de).
Direct link: shop.tierschutzvideos.de/Buecher/Artgerechte-Tierhaltung-%238211%3B-Eigene-Huehner-im-eigenen-Garten::31.html the German animal protection Office has focused on the theme ‘Animal welfare’ and provides guidance on the implementation of campaigns, actions and events so-called nonprofit organizations such as animal – and nature conservation associations. The Office accepts for its contractor publicity, press and lobbying. Photographers for the Welfare Office are also active, who have the tasks, pictorially to accompany campaigns and actions, as well as to create animal welfare relevant photos and video material (E.g. for factory farming, animal husbandry, Zoo, circus, dog ownership). Even before local searches as well as the detection of animal cruelty in addition to the ‘Infobroking’ (information gathering) are among the other duties of the Welfare Office. Thus the Office sees primarily as an interface for media and consumer associations. Also the Link to animal welfare and animal rights organisations to carry out own campaigns will be implemented by the German Office of animal welfare as an initiator.