AWC

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AcronymDefinition
AWCAmerican Water Company (various locations)
AWCAll Wheel Control (vehicles)
AWCArizona Western College
AWCAviation Weather Center (US NOAA)
AWCAmerican Wood Council
AWCAssociation for Women in Communications
AWCArmy War College
AWCAir War College
AWCAfghan Wireless Communication
AWCAssociation of Washington Cities (Olympia, Washington, USA)
AWCAsian Waterbird Census (International Waterbird Census)
AWCAntique Wine Company (UK)
AWCAustralian Wildlife Conservancy
AWCAssociation for Women in Computing
AWCAll Wheel Control
AWCActive Web Camera
AWCAdvanced Wound Care (nutritional supplement)
AWCAutomatic Wallpaper Changer (shareware program)
AWCAllianz Worldwide Care (various locations)
AWCAssociation of World Citizens
AWCAnaerobic Work Capacity (sports science)
AWCAir Warfare Commander (US DoD)
AWCAlternate Weekly Collection (garbage collection; UK)
AWCAustralian Wine Club (various locations)
AWCAbingdon and Witney College (UK)
AWCAnimal Welfare Council (Eastwood, KY, USA)
AWCAll Wood Construction (caskets)
AWCAvailable Water Capacity
AWCAmerican Water Chemicals, Inc (Tampa, FL)
AWCAdverse Weather Cockpit
AWCAdventure Works Cycles
AWCAnalysis and Warning Center
AWCAfrica Women and Child (Feature Service)
AWCAnti-War Coalition (South Africa)
AWCApproved with Comments
AWCAcceptance, Waiver, and Consent (finance)
AWCAverage Working Capital
AWCAvon Williams Campus (Tennessee State University)
AWCAir Warning Center
AWCAmerican Women Composers
AWCArmed Forces War College (military, Bangladesh)
AWCChief Aviation ASW (Naval Rating)
AWCAustralian Weeds Committee
AWCAllied Wire & Cable (Collegeville, PA)
AWCAmerican Wilderness Coalition (est. 2001)
AWCAmerican Wool Council
AWCChief Aviation ASW Operator (Naval Rating)
AWCAdvisory War Council (est. 1940; Australia)
AWCAshwaubenon Wrestling Club (Wisconsin)
AWCAdvanced Website Creator (software)
AWCAdvanced Wireless Communications Inc.
AWCAdvanced Wafer Cleaning
AWCAir Warfare Coordinator
AWCArt Worker's Coalition (est. 1969; New York, NY)
AWCAmateur Wine Competition
AWCAmateur Winemakers of Canada (Ontario, Canada)
AWCAmerican Whistle Corporation (Columbus, OH)
AWCAirborne Weapon Change
AWCAlsace Web Concept (Gerstheim, France)
AWCAir Warfare Control
AWCArab Women's Court
AWCAir Worthiness Certification
AWCAirborne Weapons Controller
AWCAviation Warfighting Cell
AWCAmqulity Wellness Center (Santa Ana, CA)
AWCAlliance Web-Commerce (Canada)
AWCAviation Warfare Center
AWCAssisting Work Center
AWCAlumina Limited American Depositary (stock symbol)
AWCAlamoudi Water Chair (King Saud University; Saudi Arabia)
AWCAcademia Willow Creek
AWCAfghan Women Community
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The Farm Animal Welfare Council [10] recommended more animal-based outcome measurements should be included in assurance schemes for animal welfare.
Guidelines from DEFRA - the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - and the Farm Animal Welfare Council say dead animals should be swiftly removed and diseased ones isolated.
government report in 1965 and was refined by the Farm Animal Welfare Council: freedom from hunger and thirst; freedom from discomfort; freedom from pain, injury or disease; freedom to express normal behavior; and freedom from fear and distress.
He will also outline his work on the Responsible Use of Animal Medicines Committee and on the Farm Animal Welfare Council, topics that are both relevant at the moment.
The Farm Animal Welfare Council reported that when calves' throats are cut without pre-stunning they can remain conscious for up to two minutes as they bleed to death.
That said, she notes, "I am an animal welfare advocate." She and her team source leather materials from companies like Bridge of Weir, which subscribe to the "Five Freedoms" defined by the Farm Animal Welfare Council (fawc.org.uk; i.e., Freedom from Hunger and Thirst; from Discomfort; from Pain, Injury or Disease; to Express Normal Behaviour; from Fear and Distress).
Providing farm animals with the freedom from pain, injury or disease is one of the most challenging obligations, this is one of the Five Freedoms guidelines issued by the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC); the others being the freedom from hunger and thirst, the freedom from discomfort, the freedom to express normal behaviour and the freedom from fear and distress.
The UK's Farm Animal Welfare Council says that ritual slaughter without stunning causes unacceptable suffering and should be banned.
In the heavily industrial slaughter process these poor animals are hit with electric prods and dragged with hooks to be shot with a bolt that, according to the Farm Animal Welfare Council fails for, on average, three million animals each year.
It is perhaps appropriate then that the British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Council (BVA AWF) has chosen this month to publish its three overarching welfare principles for puppies.
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