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Minimum standards for the protection of pigs at farms: Comment on the Royal Decree 1135/2002, of 31st October, and on the amendments made by the Royal Decree 1392/2012, of 5th October

2015.04.08

AUTHOR: Laia García Aliaga. Lawyer. Master in Family Law. Specialized in Civil Law and Animal Law, with wide experience at associations and foundations. Permanent collaborator of the online Ethical Magazine and Canal Blau FM radio station. She has been actively involved in the defense of animals’ rights since 2006.

TITLE: Minimum standards for the protection of pigs at farms: Comment on the Royal Decree 1135/2002, of 31st October, and on the amendments made by the Royal Decree 1392/2012, of 5th October.

PLACE OF PUBLICATION: dA webCenter, March 2015.
DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2015.
Internal links:
Royal Decree 1135/2002, of 31st October
Royal Decree 1392/2012, 5th October

ABSTRACT:

In her commentary the author makes a brief review of the first regulatory standards for the welfare of pigs at farms, and then she analyzes the minimum standards that shall be currently applied to protect these animals. These standards, established by a Royal Decree of 2002 which was amended in 2012, refer to issues such as the minimum place that must have every animal, the training that shall be given to staff, or the imports of these animals from other countries, among others.


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