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Animal welfare
How far can we push the animals we use?


As the world becomes ever more populated, boundaries are being pushed to meet demand for food. Will animal welfare be a casualty of this? Welfare within the farming environment, as well as the welfare of animals used for sport, in the armed forces and for assistance purposes, was discussed at the spring conference of the Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association (AWSELVA). Georgina Mills reports

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