According to the Collins dictionary, the term “animal welfare” means “the protection of the health and well-being of animals”. Animal welfare is the practice of ensuring that animals have good physical and mental health. Although inclusion of animal welfare practices in operations has been gaining momentum globally, it is still a new concept in Vietnam. Until today, the importance of animal welfare and its implications are still not fully understood within this country.
For TH Group, the welfare of animals takes high priority in our dairy production and farming activities. We aim to adhere to the “Five Freedoms” of animal welfare as outlined below. Formalized in 1979 by the UK Farm Animal Welfare Council, the “Five Freedoms” of animal welfare are as follows: