Primary Sector

More time to have your say on pig welfare

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 14 Jun 2022

More time to have your say on pig welfare
NZPork gets another two weeks for submissions. (Image: NZPork)
Rebecca Howard
Tue, 14 Jun 2022
The Ministry of Primary Industries has agreed to extend the consultation time on a controversial draft code of welfare for pigs for two weeks. The move came after discussions with NZPork.Brent Kleiss, chief executive of NZPork, said: “The proposed changes are colossal and unprecedented, the material accompanying the draft code is substantial and there is a large amount of information for farmers and other industry stakeholders to review and assess.“Given the survival of individual farmers and the industry supply chain is at stake, w...

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