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25January2019

Poland | Voivodship Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report January: Farm Animal Service (FAS)

This month, our FAS team visited 15 farms, trimmed the hooves of 15 horses and the claws of one cow. Also, ten horses were dewormed. Several lame animals need urgent help of our farriers. First, we are going to a lame cow in Paprocice. During trimming we find an abscess. We clean and disinfect the wound. Next, we are going to a farm in Bieliny. We…

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18January2019

Poland | Siedlce | Inspection with ITD Radom

TSB|AWF and EonA team joins Road Transport Inspection (ITD) east of Warsaw to assist in inspecting animal transports.

Day 1:
First animal lorry stopped for inspection is empty, however the design of this vehicle raises our concern. We will contact the approving veterinarian to make sure the steep loading ramp with side protections too short for…

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31December2018

Poland | Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report: December Farm Animal Service (FAS)

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This month, our Polish farriers have visited farms 22 times. They have trimmed hooves of 21 horses and corrected teeth of one foal. Four horses have been dewormed and one bull had his skin infection treated. First, we are going to Wola Zamkowa. There, a mare needs regular trimming. If her hooves are not trimmed in time, she injures herself with her…

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18November2018

Belgium | Brussels | Hearing on the implementation of EURegulation 1/2005 in Parliament

On invitation of MEP Jorn Dohrmann we participate at a hearing on the implementation of the EU Regulation on the transportation of animals and use the chance to critically comment on the Regulation and its enforement.

Dohrmann´s draft report has been published recently and clearly indicates problems and solutions, particularly regarding long…

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18October2018

Poland| | Starachowice | Court case no.3

We are visiting the court in Starachowice again. This time we are here to hear the verdict in the case of a cow with an ingrown rope, the one that we documented during cattle market in August 2017. As usual, we reported it to the Police. This time Police had no doubt and after initial analysis, sent the case to the court. After two court sessions…

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18October2018

Poland | Starachowice | Court case

We are in the court in Starachowice waiting for a judgment regarding four cases of cows with horns ingrown into their heads. We documented these injured animals at Bodzentyn cattle market between August and November 2016. We sent a notification about the offence to the Police. After a few months of collecting evidence and hearing the witnesses, the…

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18October2018

Poland | Germany | France | Transport of unweaned calves

A team from AWF|TSB and our French partner organisation Welfarm follows a truck that is transporting calves from Poland to Spain. The calves are younger than eight weeks and are therefore considered as unweaned. Three of them are just 15 days old. According to the EU animal transport regulation 1/2005, unweaned calves must be given liquid which is…

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18October2018

Germany | Oldenburg | inspections of animal transports

Road inspections near Emstek follow the seminar of the day before. Within three hours six national transports are inspected, three loaded with pigs and four with unweaned calves, some of them just a few days old. In one truck a calf is released that got stuck between a dangerous divider and the side wall of the truck. Futhermore insufficient…

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18October2018

Poland | Wloszczowa | Court case

We are visiting the court in Wloszczowa and waiting for the verdict of another cases of cows with ingrown horns into their head. During summer 2017 at Bodzentyn cattle market our team observed three injured animals. After collecting evidence and hearing the witnesses, the Police sent these cases to the court in Wloszczowa. The judge decides to…

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