'Ask Reg' for all the details
Ask Reg is an online tool to help you find all the requirements for your animal or activity.
Selecting an animal or activity (such as dairy cattle or transporting) in Ask Reg will provide you with applicable:
- guidance on those regulations
- minimum standards and recommended best practices from across the codes of welfare
Introduction to the code of welfare for layer hens
Anyone who owns or is in charge of layer hens, for commercial production or at home, needs to be aware of any relevant codes of welfare and comply with the codes and the general provisions of the Animal Welfare Act 1999.