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PrefaceIntroductionStockmanship and staffingInspectionDisease treatmentRecord keepingFeed and waterFreedom of movementHousingGeneral Alternative Systems Conventional Cages Enriched cagesEnvironmentVentilation and temperature Light Litter NoiseAnimals with access to open runsAutomatic or mechanical equipmentMutilationsBeak TrimmingBreeding proceduresCatching and transport
This Code is produced in terms of Section 37 of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006.
This Section allows the Scottish Ministers, after consultation, to prepare codes of recommendations for the welfare of livestock.
This Code was laid before Parliament as is required by Section 37 of the above Act.
The power to produce these codes was transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of Section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (1998 c.46).
Any reference in this Code to advisory publications is for information only and does not form part of this Code.
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