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Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations—

“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Animal Welfare Act 2006;

“cattle” (“gwartheg”) means all animals of the bovine species including bison and buffalo;

“desnooding” (“torri crogrib”) means removal of a turkey’s snood;

“disbudding” (“dadimpio”) means removal of the horn bud of cattle, goats or sheep;

“domestic fowl” (“ffowlyn domestig”) means a domesticated member of the species gallus gallus;

“dubbing” (“torri crib”) means removal of the comb of a domestic fowl;

“farmed” (“a ffermir”) means an animal bred or kept for the production of food, wool or skin or for other farming purposes;

“horses” (“ceffylau”) includes ponies, asses, donkeys, jennets and mules;

“in velvet” (“yn bwrw eu melfed”) means, in relation to the antlers of a deer, until the velvet is frayed and the greater part of it has been shed;

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

“poultry” (“dofednod”) means domestic fowl, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea fowl, quails, pheasants and partridges;

“prohibited procedure” (“triniaeth waharddedig”) means a procedure which involves interference with the sensitive tissues or bone structure of an animal, otherwise than for the purpose of its medical treatment;

“suitable instrument” (“offeryn addas”) means in relation to any procedure, an instrument that is in a fit state of repair and has been designed, or is of a kind commonly used, for the purpose of performing that procedure.