Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Questions (389)

Paul Murphy

Question:

389. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the animals which will be covered by the upcoming legislation to ban fur farming; and if rabbits will be included in the list. [35320/21]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The Animal Health and Welfare (Fur farming) Bill 2020 presently applies to cats, chinchillas, dogs, foxes, mink and weasels (including stoats). The inclusion of rabbits in this list is being considered.