School Animal Ethics Committee (SAEC) approved operating procedures for the care and use of animals in schools and colleges.
The following documents are Schools Animal Ethics approved instructions for the correct care of animals, responses to specific crises and committee functions:
The welfare of chicks must be the first consideration and alternatives to this activity need to be considered before deciding to conduct a chicken hatching activity.
Chickens need external heat for survival for about 6 weeks.
Correct handling method.
Euthanasia is the bringing about of a gentle and easy death, without pain or distress.
These Standards and Guidelines apply to the major commercial livestock species including cattle, sheep and goats, horses, pigs and poultry.
Calving difficulty (dystocia) is a major cause of cow and calf deaths.
This SOP applies to both beef and dairy cows.