EU Backing Cloned Animal Products
OCTOBER 18, 2010
If this policy is adopted, European farms could be populated by cloned supersize animals used as breeding stock for cows, pigs and sheep that are reared for food. It's bad enough having to deal with the welfare of normal farm animals, but what about the welfare of cloned animals? If they are cloned solely for the products they provide, will it be more difficult to argue for their welfare as living creatures? From the Daily Mail.
Activist Releases 1500 Mink in Oregon
OCTOBER 22, 2008
About 1,500 mink were released from their cages with at least 200 of these being breeding stock. fur farmers are a dying breed. According to Bite Back Magazine , an activist released 1500 mink from a farm in Astoria. In the early morning hours of October 17th, a lone activist infiltrated the fur farm at 92659 Simonsen Road in Astoria Oregon. The fact that there is no fence around this farm should help ease their escape.