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Welfare pulse

Welfare Pulse is MPI’s animal welfare publication – for those with a special interest in animal welfare developments in New Zealand and overseas.

Welfare Pulse Issue 10

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Welfare Pulse Issue 11

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Welfare Pulse Issue 12

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Welfare Pulse issue 13

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Welfare Pulse Issue 14

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Welfare Pulse Issue 15

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Welfare pulse Issue 16

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Welfare Pulse Issue 17

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Welfare Pulse Issue 18

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Welfare Pulse Issue 19

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Welfare Pulse Issue 20

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Welfare Pulse Issue 21

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Welfare Pulse issue 22

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Welfare Pulse Issue 23 November 2017

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Publications

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A Culture of Care - A Guide for People Working with Animals in RTT

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A Review of Analgesic Best Practice for Animals

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Animal Welfare in New Zealand

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Have your sheep been shorn yet? - Fact Sheet 1

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How to measure leg-hold traps

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MAF Animal Welfare Profile

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OIE Collaborating Centre for Animal Welfare Science and Bioethical Analysis

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Review of Transition Provisions for the Code of Welfare for Layer Hens

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Safeguarding our Animals, Safeguarding our Reputation

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Sale yards not a dumping place - Fact Sheet 2

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Shelter - maintaining the welfare and productivity of sheep and cattle on drystock farms

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Guidelines

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Adequate Monitoring - NAEAC Guidelines for Animal Ethics Committees

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AECS’ use of teleconferencing to assess protocols - NAEAC Guidelines

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Animal Use Statistics – Guidance for Completing Statistical Returns

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Application templates used by Animal Ethics Committees - NAEAC Guidelines

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Avoiding Duplication - NAEAC Guidelines

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Emergency Management - NAEAC Guidelines

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Formation and use of subcommittees by animal ethics committees - NAEAC guidelines

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Good Practice Guide for the use of animals in research, testing and teaching

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Guide for Lay Members of Animal Ethics Committees 2007 Lay Members

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Guide to the Preparation of Codes of Ethical Conduct

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Guidelines for the Welfare of Livestock from which Blood is Harvested for Commercial and Research Purposes

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NAWAC guideline 01: Approach to consideration of draft codes of welfare

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NAWAC guideline 02: Dealing with practices which might be inconsistent with the spirit of the Animal Welfare Act

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NAWAC guideline 03: Setting minimum standards where section 73(3) applies [Revoked]

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NAWAC guideline 04: Process for the development of codes of welfare

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Policies & Regulations

A Guide to the Animal Welfare Act 1999

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Policy

Commercial Cloning - NAEAC Policy

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Conflict of Interest - NAEAC Policy

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Interpretation of Scientific Community - NAEAC Policy

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Killing as a Manipulation - NAEAC Policy

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Production of Genetically Modified Animals - NAEAC Policy

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Providing Assistance to New Animal Ethics Committees - NAEAC Policy

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Which Animal Ethics Committees should Assume the Approval Role - NAEAC Policy

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