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ISPCA Policy on Open Farms


The I.S.P.C.A. is concerned at the development of "zoo type" open farms and advocates the introduction of a licensing system for such farms.

Note: The Society offers the following guidelines for farms open to the public

Animals should be on view in their natural surroundings, not in zoo type enclosures.

 No exotic or native wild animals should be on display.

Where young animals are available to be handled by children, this should be done only under supervision and for strictly limited periods.

No animals should be on offer for sale to visitors.

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