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General Information

Formal Publisher/Organisation Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
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Replaced by: W66 - Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Date most recently updated August 2000
Text Availability (e.g. HMSO / Copyright / Public Domain etc.) Available directly through the Internet: W66.Mar05.w1

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Brief Overview / Significance "The purpose of these codes is to encourage farmers to adopt the highest standards of husbandry. Although it is not a legal requirement to follow a code, failure to do so may be used as evidence when someone is being prosecuted for causing unnecessary pain or distress to livestock." Website Ref - W66 - Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Issued under Section 3 of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968.
NOTES - Amendments / Relation to other legislation Refers to a variety of legislation relating to sheep.

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CONTENTS (If available - Descriptions / Protocols / Text Sections)  within Wildpro
This document provides recommendations on various aspects of sheep farming pertaining to welfare. Note: The .pdf version of this document linked on this page was provided to WIN by Defra in March 2005 and is reproduced under the terms of the Click-Use Licence. More recent versions of the document may now be available. Please check the Defra website on the link provided (W66.Mar05.w1) for the most recent version.

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