RSPCA welfare standards for farmed rainbow trout

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

RSPCA trout 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 farmed rainbow trout care. Members include:

  • Andy Butterworth (Chair)
  • Tim Ellis (Cefas)
  • Peter Scott (Veterinary surgeon)
  • Oliver Robinson (Test Valley Trout)
  • Richard Hopewell (Dawnfresh)
  • Alison Hutchins (Dawnfresh)
  • Gideon Pringle (Dawnfresh)
  • Oliver Routledge (Selcoth Fisheries)
  • Andy Smith (British Trout Association)