Ducks out of WaterA report on the UK duck industry
By Juliet Gellatley (BSc Zoology), founder and director, Viva!Additions by: Clare Druce, FAWN; Justin Kerswell, Viva!
6Introduction7Types of duck7Mallards8Muscovies8Beak trimming - a terrible mutilation9Viva! victory10Wire flooring10Water denied11Parent stock11Artificial insemination11Size of the UK industry11Duck meat – the low fat choice?12Duck egg industry12References (part one)
13Statistics13Down on the factory farm14Ducks out of water - the cruellest deprivation15Water supply - varying standards16Stocking densities16References (part two)
17The legal position17The Council of Europe’s Standing Committee of the EuropeanConvention for the Protection of Animals Kept for FarmingPurposes concerning ducks, adopted June 199918UK/EU law191999/2000 welfare regulations19UK code of recommendations19References (part three)