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#Act4FarmAnimals "Sustainable alternatives to animal proteins"  The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP) (A/RES/68/231) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been nominated to facilitate the implementation of the Year in collaboration with Governments, relevant organizations, non-governmental organizations and all other relevant stakeholders.

#Act4FarmAnimals "Sustainable alternatives to animal proteins" The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP) (A/RES/68/231) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been nominated to facilitate the implementation of the Year in collaboration with Governments, relevant organizations, non-governmental organizations and all other relevant stakeholders.

#Act4FarmAnimals Sex determination in egg should avoid unnecessary deaths of millions of chickens  A biotech company from the Netherlands claims to have a solution for killing millions of very young chicks per year. By determining the the sex of the chicks when they are still in the eggs, poultry males can already be detected at an early stage and the eggs could be thrown away. Currently 4,500 newborn chicks die directly every hour. Healthy chicks die by intoxication with carbon dioxide…

#Act4FarmAnimals Sex determination in egg should avoid unnecessary deaths of millions of chickens A biotech company from the Netherlands claims to have a solution for killing millions of very young chicks per year. By determining the the sex of the chicks when they are still in the eggs, poultry males can already be detected at an early stage and the eggs could be thrown away. Currently 4,500 newborn chicks die directly every hour. Healthy chicks die by intoxication with carbon dioxide…

#Act4FarmAnimals Major win for animal welfare in Denmark.  After having fought against battery caged hens for almost four decades, the Danish Animal Welfare society this past week had a major breakthrough. The last three major retail chains have announced that they are vowing to remove eggs from battery caged hens from their shelves. The news came high on the heels of similar announcements this past year from the two largest, Danish retail stores. To effect, eggs from battery caged hens…

#Act4FarmAnimals Major win for animal welfare in Denmark. After having fought against battery caged hens for almost four decades, the Danish Animal Welfare society this past week had a major breakthrough. The last three major retail chains have announced that they are vowing to remove eggs from battery caged hens from their shelves. The news came high on the heels of similar announcements this past year from the two largest, Danish retail stores. To effect, eggs from battery caged hens…

Michel et Augustin arrêtent les oeufs de batterie

Michel et Augustin arrêtent les oeufs de batterie

Eurogroup for Animals Magazine #2.  We are very happy to provide you with the April issue of our quarterly Magazine of Eurogroup for Animals.   You can read the Magazine on our website by clicking here : http://www.eurogroupforanimals.org/magazine/  The next issue will be released in July.  Enjoy the reading!

Eurogroup for Animals Magazine #2. We are very happy to provide you with the April issue of our quarterly Magazine of Eurogroup for Animals. You can read the Magazine on our website by clicking here : http://www.eurogroupforanimals.org/magazine/ The next issue will be released in July. Enjoy the reading!

‪#‎Act4FarmAnimals‬ European citizens expect higher animal welfare standards in organic animal products. Will the European Parliament vote accordingly on 13 October?

‪#‎Act4FarmAnimals‬ European citizens expect higher animal welfare standards in organic animal products. Will the European Parliament vote accordingly on 13 October?

Compassion in World Farming supporters are calling on Europe’s Agriculture Ministers to improved life for farmed rabbits. See the pictures here

Compassion in World Farming supporters are calling on Europe’s Agriculture Ministers to improved life for farmed rabbits. See the pictures here

#Act4FarmAnimals Our member, Dierenbescherming, launched a petition against live transport of young calves.  Take action and sign it here

#Act4FarmAnimals Our member, Dierenbescherming, launched a petition against live transport of young calves. Take action and sign it here

Please help us to #StopTheTrucks  During long distance transport animals are thirsty and they do not have access to any water: this cattle is obliged to drink her and other animals urine while transported to the slaughterhouse.  Sign our petition > www.stopthetrucks.eu

Please help us to #StopTheTrucks During long distance transport animals are thirsty and they do not have access to any water: this cattle is obliged to drink her and other animals urine while transported to the slaughterhouse. Sign our petition > www.stopthetrucks.eu

WELFARM’s campaign to include animal welfare in the French Public Procurement Code has paid off.  Canteens in public institutions can now officially award contracts based on animal welfare criteria.

WELFARM’s campaign to include animal welfare in the French Public Procurement Code has paid off. Canteens in public institutions can now officially award contracts based on animal welfare criteria.

#Act4AnimalsEU #Job Recruitment – Campaign manager (Full-time position) We are recruiting an experienced EU campaigner with strong project, people and stakeholder management skills. The purpose of Eurogroup for Animals’ campaigns is to drive positive change for animals by convening its members around common goals and coordinating EU wide action. Eurogroup for Animals aims to prepare and execute one flagship campaign per year. In addition the organisation is running several smaller campaigns…

#Act4AnimalsEU #Job Recruitment – Campaign manager (Full-time position) We are recruiting an experienced EU campaigner with strong project, people and stakeholder management skills. The purpose of Eurogroup for Animals’ campaigns is to drive positive change for animals by convening its members around common goals and coordinating EU wide action. Eurogroup for Animals aims to prepare and execute one flagship campaign per year. In addition the organisation is running several smaller campaigns…