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Make branding or freeze branding of animals a criminal offence in the UK

Many horses and cattle in the UK are branded using heated iron or frozen metal (freeze branding). This is cruel, causing severe pain and is unnecessary when micro-chipping is cheap and quick. It could even be made illegal without new legislation by enforcing existing anti-cruelty laws.

For more information
https://www.rspca.org.uk/adviceandwelfare/pets/horses/health/identification
https://www.ciwf.org.uk/farm-animals/cows/dairy-cows/

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Currently ranked 791 out of 1,769 open petitions, and 19,674 out of 97,688 petitions ever created.

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Open

Created By

Duncan McFarlane

Created On

Thursday 8 February 2018

Closing Date

Tuesday 7 August 2018

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