05/09/2023

Historic achievement will benefit birds as the USDA enacts the first ever Animal Welfare Act regulations for Birds! ? 

Thanks to a 23 year legal effort brought by AAVS, USDA published extensive regulations for federal protection of birds used for exhibition, breeding, the pet trade, and some types of research. The USDA expects that over 5,975 commercial entities will be “newly regulated”, once the new rules go into effect!