Animal Welfare and Management Committee

Mission Statement

To research, evaluate and provide critical information to the AAAP Board of Directors and the membership on poultry welfare and management issues that may have a bearing on this body and to be a liaison between the AAAP membership and the AVMA Animal Welfare Committee.

Goals

  1. Collect and provide information on the role of the veterinarian in the responsible handling of poultry within our industry and research institutions.
  2. Assist in the development of AAAP and AVMA positions on animal welfare issues.
  3. Take a proactive role in advising the AAAP Board and Membership on issues associated with animal welfare.

Members

Core committee representatives shall consist of a member of the following industries:

  • Layer
  • Broiler
  • Breeder
  • Egg Production
  • Turkey

 

Content for members only (must be logged in):

Approved Poultry Welfare Terms from July 2008 Welfare Committee meeting

Broiler Foot paw Scoring Guide

Gait Scoring Video

Auditing for Wing Trauma

Cervical Dislocation Guide

Emergency Mass Depopulation Guide

Avian Influenza Resources 

 

Animal Welfare and Management Committee Members Page
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