Good feeding, protection of the heat and rain as well as the application of medicines by specialists are some of the cares that all producing has to carry out.
It exists a Universal Statement on Animal Welfare (DUBA), that was conceived by the World-wide Society for the Animal Protection WSPA, that has been signed and supported by more than 150 countries to the long and width of this world. The majority of the countries signatarios or signatories, afterwards to adhere to the DUBA have drafted and promulgado his own laws of Protection and Animal Welfare.
This statement constitutes five freedoms or rights of the animals: Libertad of hunger and are, Libertad of discomfort, Libertad of pain, injury and illness, Libertad to express a normal behaviour, and Freedom of fear and anxiety, but how translate these freedoms and these rights to the animals of animal production or consumption?
The Dr. Enrique Rimbaud, Dean Empower of Agricultural Sciences, offers seven practical councils for the animal welfare of the animals of production or consumption:
1-Feeding: the feeding or nutrition is fundamental since of this depends the final performance of the animal in meat or milk. The cows for example are herbivorous, therefore it has to eat pasture already was in pastoreo free or extensivo, cut, like hay or bale, like silo always accompanied of water of good quality. irrespetan His rights if it gives him to eat faecal matter of birds, oil of frituras or flours of feathers.
2-Protection of the heat and rains: the stress calórico already is considered a grave illness that attentive against the health and production of the animals in this period of climatic change; on the other hand, neither it is pleasant for them be in the open air while it rains torrencialmente, by what, the availability of resguardos and shadow are essential for them, place in all the potreros awnings of mesh ciclón or forestar can be the solution.
3-constant Provision of vitamins and mineral: this is essential since many times the pastures do not have them in sufficient quantity and the animals suffer of calambres, problems of development or of the metabolism, until convulsions by his lacks.
4-Care of the minimum space: when they create conditions of stabling or in criaderos extensivos, has to keep a minimum space by animal so that they are comfortable, can stroll and choose where throw. Also it is necessary to distribute food and water strategically so that they can access to her from any place. Already in several countries of the world has forbidden the child of birds and pigs in cages.
5-I Handle accurate and kind of the animals: in a lot of sides, to handle animal, the men have of dogs, that go biting to the sheep or cows in pastoreo to joint them, chuzos electrical or sticks with nails in his tips, this is totally forbidden, l it is necessary to handle them by the persuasion, without punishing them neither cause them damage.
6-Application of medicines by specialists: there are anatomical places of the animals where has forbidden in a lot of sides administer them injections, like the rear chambers or the rumps. The medicines have to administer by specialists, veterinary or veterinary technicians, that know how and where give the medicines so that the animals do not suffer.
7-Transport and humanitarian sacrifice: the fact that they go to the slaughterhouse to his sacrifice for his consumption, does not mean that the animal lose his rights, has to transport in shape comfortable, without hacinamiento, and sacrificing them so that they do not seat pain neither fear.