1. General Information

Animalcare Group plc ("the Company") is a company incorporated in England and Wales under the Companies Act 2006 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom. The Group comprises Animalcare Group plc and its subsidiaries. The nature of the Group's operations and its principal activities are set out in note 5 and within the Directors' Report.

The IASB and IFRIC have issued the following standards and interpretations, endorsed by the EU, with an effective date after the date of these financial statements. Their adoption, where applicable, is not expected to have a material effect on the financial statements of the Group.

International Financial Reporting StandardsApplies to periods beginning after
IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial StatementsJanuary 2014
IFRS 12 Disclosure of Interests in Other EntitiesJanuary 2014
IFRS 13 Fair value measurementJanuary 2014
IAS 27(Revised) Separate Financial StatementsJanuary 2014