Statement of Position on Animal Care

The National Pedigreed Livestock Council encourages producers to:

  • Produce a quality, wholesome, nutritious product
  • Provide a high standard of livestock health
  • Manage livestock in a humane manner
  • Use and maintain transportation and handling facilities that provide livestock health and safety
  • Provide feed and water to maintain livestock health and productivity
  • Consult with a licensed veterinarian concerning animal health care practices
  • Use approved livestock health products according to label directions
  • Sustain and conserve natural resources by proper management of land, air, water and wildlife
  • Support and maintain rural and family traditions important to our society