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Animal welfare on the farm

Animal welfare on the farm

ANIMAL WELFARE ON THE FARM Through daily contact with animals and knowledge of their natural behavior, breeders are the main actors in well-being. The training actions implemented within the profession make it possible to always improve practices: A good knowledge of...
Ethics towards animals

Ethics towards animals

The welfare of farm animals Breeding, transport, trade and slaughter professionals must be concerned about the health and comfort of animals on a daily basis. They must spare them any avoidable suffering or stressful situation in order to ensure their protection and...
Livestock in the world, challenges and diversity

Livestock in the world, challenges and diversity

– 20,000 years ago, humans began to domesticate animals and benefit from their multiple functions: they were able to diversify their diet, increase their mobility or even dress. Today, livestock represent 40% of world agricultural production. It provides...
Preserving water quality

Preserving water quality

– European and French environmental regulations specifically regulate animal husbandry activities and are constantly evolving to meet environmental challenges. Thus, the Water Framework Directive requires good ecological status of the waters in 2015 and the...
Impact of livestock on the greenhouse effect

Impact of livestock on the greenhouse effect

– How to reduce the impact of livestock on the greenhouse effect? Beyond the methane which is naturally emitted by all ruminants, there are levers for action on which breeders are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock and more generally to...