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Welfare of Farmed Animals (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

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3.  In regulation 2(1) –

(a)for the definition of “laying hen” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“laying hen” means a hen of the species Gallus gallus which has reached laying maturity and is kept for production of eggs not intended for hatching;;

(b)after the definition of “laying hen” there shall be inserted the following definitions –

“litter” means any friable material enabling the hens to satisfy their ethological needs;;

“nest” means a separate space for egg laying, the floor components of which may not include wire mesh that can come into contact with the birds, for an individual hen or for a group of hens;”;

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after the definition of “statutory welfare code” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“usable area” means an area, other than any nesting area, used by laying hens at least 30 cm wide with a floor slope not exceeding 14% and with headroom of at least 45 cm;.

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