The Livestock Welfare Coordinating Committee is a non-government organisation set up in 1978 to promote the welfare of farm livestock at all stages of production. It has wide representation of virtually all national organisations involved in the process of red meat production, including RMAA, SA Studbook, RPO, NWGA,GDARD,SA OBC, LAWA, SAVA, SAPPO, NSPCA, DAWS, UP – FVS, MPO, SABS, SAPS, DAFF, SAFA, RMIF, NERPO, NFMT, SAFLA and IMQAS. After due consideration of the issue of using the Mules Operation in wool sheep, it reached a unanimous consensus that the procedure could not be condoned in South Africa. We urge all parties to assist in bringing thus unacceptable practice to a complete end.

Yours faithfully

Prof G.F. Bath

Chair: LWCC


Livestock Welfare Coordinating Committee

463 Rodericks Road

Lynnwood 0081

Tel: 012 529 8038

Cell: 082 802 2526

Fax: 012 529 8396

Email: Or


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