Changes recommended for winter grazing practices

A Taskforce has made 11 recommendations to improve animal welfare in intensive winter grazing farm systems.

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor established the Winter Grazing Taskforce in response to concerns about the impacts on animal welfare of some intensive winter grazing practices,.

He asked it to do a stocktake of the multiple initiatives that are already under way to promote good winter grazing and identify where we might work more together to improve practices.

The recommendations include: Continue reading