Shredding of live chicks to be banned in Switzerland from January 2020

Shredding of live chicks to be banned in Switzerland from January 2020

The crushing of live male chicks is at the centrepiece of a number of new animal protection regulations to be passed in the new year.

Concerns over high suicide rate among Swiss farmers

Concerns over high suicide rate among Swiss farmers

Swiss farmer launches campaign for government to protect animal horns

Swiss farmer launches campaign for government to protect animal horns

Direct democracy: Regional ‘burqa ban’ up for vote in Switzerland

Direct democracy: Regional ‘burqa ban’ up for vote in Switzerland

Five Swiss cantons to extend pilot scheme to offer jobs in agriculture to refugees

Five Swiss cantons to extend pilot scheme to offer jobs in agriculture to refugees

Stoat named Switzerland’s animal of the year

Stoat named Switzerland’s animal of the year

Syngenta chief calls for debate on ‘sustainable agriculture’

Syngenta chief calls for debate on ‘sustainable agriculture’

Chinese firm takes over Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta

Chinese firm takes over Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta

Swiss start-up to offer drone service to farmers

Swiss start-up to offer drone service to farmers

Farms in Swiss Jura to pilot refugee integration project

Farms in Swiss Jura to pilot refugee integration project

Swiss company Glencore in billon-dollar deal

Swiss company Glencore in billon-dollar deal

Marauding boars cause record crop damage

Marauding boars cause record crop damage

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Government bans live animal transport

Swiss wine lovers drink more

Swiss wine lovers drink more

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Federal Council moves to protect “Alpine” label

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Lamb thieves in action in central Switzerland

Number of Swiss farms continues to fall

Number of Swiss farms continues to fall