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RSPCA welfare standards for sheep

 
RSPCA welfare standards for sheep cover © RSPCA Farm Animals Department

Our detailed RSPCA welfare standards have been developed to represent good practice in the care and welfare of commercially-farmed sheep at all stages of their lives. 


RSPCA welfare standards for sheep (PDF: 1.35MB)


Next planned revision of the standards

A revised version of the standards will be published in the first quarter of 2020.


RSPCA sheep standards technical advisory group

Members of the advisory group are selected on the basis of the specific expertise they bring to the group in different areas of laying hen care. Members include:

  • John Avizienius (RSPCA ruminants specialist)
  • Sophie Collins (RSPCA ruminants specialist)
  • Joe Bailey (RSPCA Assured)
  • Peter Baber (Chair)
  • Huw Davies (Producer)
  • Rob Groves (Producer)
  • Lesley Stubbings (Independent Consultant)
  • Kate Phillips (Independent Consultant)
  • Lis King (AHDB Beef & Lamb)
  • Louise Silk (Veterinary Surgeon
  • Ruth Clements (FAI Farms Ltd)


For more information on the group's discussions download:

Summary meeting notes of the first meeting held in August 2018 (PDF 60KB)

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