Representation and Education

BVA position on the use of electric containment fences in livestock and horses

Under the UK Animal Welfare Acts, humans responsible for animals must ensure that the animals under their care are protected from pain, suffering, injury and disease. This includes protecting animals from pain or suffering inflicted with inappropriate and aversive training methods, containment systems or fences. Read more about the BVA policy position on use of electric containment in livestock and horses here

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