As the CFHS is pushing for more humane standards of care on Canadian farms, it might help to learn about the Five Freedoms.
We use the Five Freedoms to guide and determine animal welfare. The Five Freedoms describe conditions that must be fulfilled in order to prevent the suffering of domesticated animals in human care.This is a concept that was originally developed in 1965 by the UK Government based on the "Brambell" report and is specifically designed to guide how animals under human control should be treated.
The five freedoms are:
1. Freedom from hunger and thirst
2. Freedom from pain, injury, and disease
3. Freedom from distress
4. Freedom from discomfort
5. Freedom to express behaviours that promote well-being
These five freedom concepts are what drives the CFHS when we negotiating on behalf of Canadian farm animals. Thank you for your support as we work on the issues that matter to you.
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