OPINION: The Five Freedoms – addressing animal welfare

Wednesday 21 July 2021 | Written by Dr. Ellen McBryde | Published in Editorials, Opinion

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OPINION: The Five Freedoms – addressing animal welfare
Pictured here in this 2019 photo are a cow with calf and a yearling that a local resident said were left without water by their unknown owner. 19071512

The ‘Five Freedoms’ have formed the basis for animal welfare standards the world over since the 1960s. So what are the ‘Five Freedoms’? And how can they help us to have a positive impact on the animals in our care? Dr Ellen McBryde explains.

The ‘Five Freedoms’ have formed the basis for animal welfare standards the world over since the 1960s. So what are the ‘Five Freedoms’? And how can they help us to have a positive impact on the animals in our care? Dr Ellen McBryde explains.


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