Support to the Association Agreement Programme

A TAIEX Workshop on animal welfare during killing for disease control purposes 22-24 November 2010


Within the framework of the TAIEX instrument, the General Organization for Veterinary Services (GOVS) at the Ministry of Agriculture organized a workshop under the title “Animal welfare during killing for disease control purposes”. 

The workshop aimed to deal with EU legislation and international standards concerning animal welfare at the moment of killing for disease control purposes. The workshop aimed to discuss thoroughly a number of topics that included: humane killing methods, epidemic emergency response management and control, animal handling prior to killing, stunning and killing of pigs and poultry, emergency preparedness plans and effective communication.