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'Protection of animals during transport'
 

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Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   Do you represent an organisation ? compulsory
No  3539
Yes  602

   Please enter your age range compulsory
40 - 55  1206
30 - 39  1190
18 - 29  1145
56 - 65  309
less than 18  175
more than 65  98

   Gender compulsory
Female  2731
Male  1410

   Citizenship compulsory
Germany  954
United Kingdom  636
Italy  401
France  349
Denmark  288
Austria  262
Sweden  232
Spain  209
Belgium  179
Finland  139
Netherland  121
Non European country  107
Switzerland  60
Ireland  46
Portugal  33
Iceland  14
Hungary  11
Greece  8
Other European country  8
Bulgaria  7
Cyprus  7
Slovakia  7
Czech Republic  6
Luxembourg  6
Estonia  5
Latvia  5
Slovenia  5
Lithuania  4
Norway  4
Poland  4
Turkey  4
Malta  3
Romania  0

1į) In your opinion which aspects of animal transport should be better regulated in Europe ?
Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   a) Space allowances field optional
1-I fully agree  2703
4-I fully disagree  570
2-I agree  428
3-I disagree  282
5-I donít know  52

   b) standards of the means of transport field optional
1-I fully agree  2626
2-I agree  562
4-I fully disagree  407
3-I disagree  355
5-I donít know  70

   c) handling of animals field optional
1-I fully agree  2915
4-I fully disagree  526
2-I agree  292
3-I disagree  264
5-I donít know  28

   d) organisation of the journey field optional
1-I fully agree  2621
2-I agree  606
4-I fully disagree  467
3-I disagree  231
5-I donít know  86

   e) handling at livestock markets and collection centres field optional
1-I fully agree  2691
4-I fully disagree  493
2-I agree  485
3-I disagree  250
5-I donít know  84

2į) In your opinion what are the critical areas to ensure better enforcement of animal welfare rules regarding transport ?
Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   a) Stricter conditions for the approval of transporters field optional
1-I fully agree  2982
2-I agree  644
3-I disagree  195
4-I fully disagree  151
5-I donít know  54

   b) official approval of the means of transport field optional
1-I fully agree  2643
2-I agree  950
3-I disagree  217
5-I donít know  127
4-I fully disagree  67

   c) specific licensing for drivers field optional
1-I fully agree  2642
2-I agree  977
3-I disagree  180
5-I donít know  127
4-I fully disagree  76

   d) enhanced systems of communication between official authorities in the different countries of the European Union field optional
1-I fully agree  2814
2-I agree  895
5-I donít know  181
3-I disagree  69
4-I fully disagree  38

   e) recognition of quality assurance schemes field optional
1-I fully agree  2462
2-I agree  1092
5-I donít know  217
3-I disagree  124
4-I fully disagree  65

   f) stricter penalties field optional
1-I fully agree  3260
2-I agree  358
3-I disagree  160
4-I fully disagree  149
5-I donít know  75

3į) What are your views in relation to the most appropriate system to monitor animal transport ?
Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   a) Increasing available resources for official controls field optional
1-I fully agree  2433
2-I agree  1021
3-I disagree  286
5-I donít know  158
4-I fully disagree  90

   b) recognising competence of non-governmental organisations to perform controls field optional
1-I fully agree  2170
2-I agree  816
3-I disagree  350
4-I fully disagree  347
5-I donít know  276

   c) systematic inspections/checks by the industry and reporting to official bodies field optional
1-I fully agree  2088
2-I agree  839
3-I disagree  546
4-I fully disagree  276
5-I donít know  230

   d) automatic recording systems on board of vehicles field optional
1-I fully agree  2237
2-I agree  991
3-I disagree  287
5-I donít know  267
4-I fully disagree  195

   e) harmonised European licensing system for transporters and drivers field optional
1-I fully agree  2457
2-I agree  1042
5-I donít know  241
3-I disagree  143
4-I fully disagree  67

4į) What are in your experience the most appropriate actions to develop awareness on animal protection amongst all the persons involved in farm animal handling?
Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   a) Mandatory training on animal welfare issues for all people involved field optional
1-I fully agree  2879
2-I agree  776
3-I disagree  182
5-I donít know  98
4-I fully disagree  64

   b) elaboration of an animal welfare curriculum for people handling or transporting animals field optional
1-I fully agree  2614
2-I agree  988
3-I disagree  155
5-I donít know  150
4-I fully disagree  70

   c) promotion of specific research on the most welfare friendly way to transport animals field optional
1-I fully agree  2612
2-I agree  907
3-I disagree  233
5-I donít know  141
4-I fully disagree  71

   d) establishment of officially certified bodies to issue training certificates on animal welfare field optional
1-I fully agree  2137
2-I agree  1036
3-I disagree  399
5-I donít know  253
4-I fully disagree  118

5į) What are for you the most important elements to ensure proper protection of the animals during long distant transport?
Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   a) Watering, feeding and resting the animals during transport field optional
1-I fully agree  3373
2-I agree  345
3-I disagree  151
4-I fully disagree  43
5-I donít know  30

   b) fitness of the animals to undergo or complete the particular journey field optional
1-I fully agree  3176
2-I agree  590
5-I donít know  63
3-I disagree  60
4-I fully disagree  29

   c) pre-planning and organisation of the journey field optional
1-I fully agree  2866
2-I agree  855
5-I donít know  90
3-I disagree  68
4-I fully disagree  25

   d) use of appropriate means of transport in relation to the species transported field optional
1-I fully agree  3393
2-I agree  428
5-I donít know  47
3-I disagree  27
4-I fully disagree  25

   e) additional controls at loading/unloading points and during the journey field optional
1-I fully agree  2993
2-I agree  453
3-I disagree  253
4-I fully disagree  135
5-I donít know  78

6į) What is in your opinion the best way to allow stakeholders to contribute to improve animal welfare regulations ?
Total Responses : 4141 on 4141

   a) Web forum field optional
5 - Less Important  1172
3  968
2  698
4  556
1 - Most Important  536

   b) permanent committees at governmental level field optional
1 - Most Important  1489
2  1186
3  621
4  342
5 - Less Important  294

   c) direct consultation of the most representative organisations field optional
1 - Most Important  2512
2  834
3  332
4  184
5 - Less Important  84

   d) national conferences field optional
2  1038
1 - Most Important  919
3  817
4  673
5 - Less Important  479

   e) international conferences field optional
1 - Most Important  1559
2  794
3  754
4  542
5 - Less Important  287