Alberta Farm Animal Care and the ALERT Line
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) is a non-profit, non-government livestock welfare organization, based in High River. AFAC’s mission is to promote best practices in farm animal care and handling and to provide a forum connecting individuals with a stake in animal agriculture. Together they work towards continual improvement in responsible, humane animal care.
AFAC provides resources and training opportunities for producers to best care for their animals and to help educate the public on the importance of addressing animal welfare within the agricultural industry. They assist in and conduct animal welfare research that focuses on improving livestock welfare in Alberta. Through their ALERT line, an anonymous, producer helping producer call line, AFAC allows producers, stakeholders, and the general public to ask questions or report livestock welfare concerns.