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farm

agricultural enterprise based on land use.

farm animal
animals used for the production of human and animal food and feed, fiber, skin and hide and, to the extent that they are used in farm work, bullocks and horses used in the hauling of freight and for transport.
farm chemical
includes fertilizers, insectides, herbicides, medicines, bird repellents, poison baits: a common source of poisoning for farm animals.
dry farm
a farm dependent on rainfall as its water resource—no irrigation is available.
irrigation farm
a farm with a significant part of its area under irrigation.
pasture farm
a farm whose principal resource is pasture for grazing animals.
farm profile
a description of the resources and practices on a farm drawn up so that an assessor can estimate the financial viability and potential of the unit.
farm visits
see veterinary farm visits.
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No fast-food company achieved the top "tier one" status in the ranking but McDonald's, which feeds 68 million people every day, ranked towards the top of tier two after making farm animal welfare a part of its business strategy.
The Philippines is one of the countries that is regarded as least cruel to farm animals due to its low level of animal production and consumption, according to a recent global survey on animal cruelty.
The sub-committee's chairman, Liberal Democrat Lord Teverson, said: "The UK has some of the highest farm animal welfare standards in the world and UK producers are rightly proud of those.
Many of these farm animals are kept in conditions which the RSPCA thinks are unacceptable.
Dr Julia Wrathall RSPCA head of farm animal welfare Wilberforce Way, Southwater
British equine and farm animal veterinarian Duncanson provides practicing small-animal veterinarians with a guide to the emergency care of farm animals.
That's why the Livestock Board bill is strongly supported by the entire Big Ag establishment (that has never - not once in American history - supported a piece of farm animal welfare legislation) and is opposed by all the groups that work on farm animal welfare, from the Humane Society of the United States, to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, to the ASPCA, to my organization, Farm Sanctuary.
Approved on Wednesday, Eugene's new urban farm animal ordinance allows any two of the following four categories of animals on lots smaller than 20,000 square feet.
Later this year these criteria will be used by BBFAW to benchmark the farm animal welfare systems and performance of approximately 60 listed and non-listed European food businesses, including producers, processors, manufacturers, food retail and service companies.
Throughout South Asia, the industrialization of farm animal production has also been accompanied by increased consolidation in the animal agriculture sector; raising concerns about the displacement of small farmers and rural laborers.
Veterinary, animal science, agriculture and animal medicine students will find it offers clinical extracts and a glossary of terms to enhance the clarity of information, using the latest science to create an outstanding desk reference for any farm animal library.
It will result in the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, which will prohibit the confinement of certain farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs.