The 2001 foot and mouth disease epidemic in the United Kingdom: animal welfare perspectives.

@article{Crispin2002The2F,
  title={The 2001 foot and mouth disease epidemic in the United Kingdom: animal welfare perspectives.},
  author={Sheila Crispin and Pierre A. Roger and Heather K O'Hare and Sarah H Binns},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={877-83}
}
The management of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) epidemic which occurred in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2001 resulted in widespread animal welfare problems. These problems arose firstly because of the large numbers of animals slaughtered to bring the epidemic under control, which meant that the conditions under which animals were slaughtered and the manner in which this was carried out often breached regulations concerning welfare at slaughter. Secondly, the restrictions imposed on movements… CONTINUE READING