The following documents are Schools Animal Ethics Committee (SAEC) approved guidelines and SOPs for the care and use of animals for teaching scientific outcomes in schools:
Follow this SOP for teaching scientific outcomes by hatching chicks in the classroom.
Follow these guidelines to handle chicks in a gentle and safe way.
Follow these guidelines to dispose of animals that have passed away or unhatched eggs.
The following documents are approved guidelines and SOPs for the care and non-teaching use of animals in public schools:
Information to help schools keep chickens on their sites.
These guidelines are to assist schools or families that adopt chicks from egg hatching activities in transitioning chicks to their adult home.
Euthanasia is the bringing about of a gentle and easy death, without pain or distress.