Join our farmers as they do their morning rounds and discover the science behind caring for a wide range of rare and tradition indigenous animals
Bunratty Animal Conservation
We are very proud to showcase these animals in their natural environment, allowing to happily graze in the paddocks around the Folk park.
We are fully compliant with all state bodies who govern the keeping of animals, and we also operate according to the Five Freedoms, these are internationally recognized as best practice standards when keeping animals.
The welfare of an animal includes its physical and mental state and we consider that good animal welfare implies both fitness and a sense of well-being.
1) Freedom from hunger and thisrt: by ready access to frehsh water and a diet to maintin full health and vogour.
2) Freedom from discomfort: by providing an appropriate environment including shelter and a confortable resting area.
3) Freedom from pain, injust or disease: by prevention through rapid dignosis and treatment.
4) Freedom to express normal behaviour: by providing sufficient space and proper facilities.
5) Freedom from fear and distress: by ensuring conditions and treatment which avoid mental suffering