The CHAWG is an amalgamation of key industry organisations and (farming) representative bodies who have an interest or responsibility for cattle welfare.

A list of our current membership can be seen below:

Tim Brigstocke  – Chair

With representatives from the following organisations:

Animal Health Distributors Association

Animal Health & Welfare Board of England

Animal and Plant Health Agency

British Cattle Veterinary Association

AHDB Dairy



AHDB Beef & Lamb

Holstein UK/CIS

Livestock Auctioneers Association

National Beef Association

National Farmers Union

NFU Scotland


National Office of Animal Health

Red Tractor Beef

Red Tractor Dairy

Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Scottish Government

University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Science

Welsh Government