Events : 2016 04 to 06 Oct: Tail-biting mtg & webinar, Grange, Ireland

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2016 04 to 06 Oct: Tail-biting mtg & webinar, Grange, Ireland

4/10/2016 - 6/10/2016

Meeting and webinar on actions to prevent tail-biting and reduce tail docking of pigs

4 to 6 October, 2016, Grange, Ireland 
The European Commission Directorate General for Health and Food Safety is organising a three day meeting at the offices of its Health and Food Audit and Analysis Directorate in Ireland on actions to prevent tailbiting and reduce tail docking of pigs.
The programme includes a wide range of relevant topics. It is delivered by experts from industry, Member State Competent Authorities, research bodies, EU institutions and NGOs. Case studies will facilitate the exchange of good practice and workshops will focus on better solutions for the future. The work of the EU FareWellDock ( project will also be presented at this meeting.

The meeting is aimed at the authorities of Member States, international organizations, scientists, industry and NGOs.
Please note that proceedings from this meeting, apart from breakout groups, will be broadcast live on the Internet and can be followed by logging in to the following links:

4 October: 14:00- 16:45 GMT
5 October: 09:00- 16:30 GMT
6 October: 09:45-15:00 GMT
Please send any questions you may have on the presentations to and they will endeavour to answer as many as they can during the time for questions at the end of each presentation. If they cannot answer your question during the webinar, they will forward your question to the presenter for response after the event.
Download a pdf of the meeting agenda
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