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How do you perceive farmed animals?

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For an MSc project, we are investigating people’s emotions and beliefs about farmed animals. Volunteers needed for online study! To participate in the study follow this link: [link] Please only take part in this study if you are omnivorous, vegetarian, pescatarian, or flexitarian. Thank you for participating!

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Walk for Farm Animals Scheduled for this Fall

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From the Farm Sanctuary. For 25 years, Farm Sanctuary has relied on the Walk to support its mission to protect farm animals from cruelty and inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals. For more information on the Walk and how to register, please visit walkforfarmanimals.org.

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Sad About World Farm Animals Day

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World Farm Animals Day was today. Tags: depressed farm animal welfare. Perhaps it's because of gloomy October or maybe it's because I'm getting over the flu, but I felt very sad. There was a picture on the bus commemorating the event with a picture of a cow looking, dare I say it, noble and long-suffering. How depressing.

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Unexpected Farm Animal Deal in Ohio

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Ted Strickland.The deal calls for Strickland, the Humane Society, the Ohio Farm Bureau and their partners to join forces in favor of tougher laws governing farm animals, including provisions that ban certain crates and cages and the use of strangulation as a form of euthanasia.

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Farm Animal Welfare Fight Heats Up in Ohio

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Issue 2 in Ohio would create 13-member state board to oversee the care of farm animals in the State. The Humane Society and other groups oppose it as a power grab by big agriculture to prevent another Proposition 2 (the initiative passed last year in California to improve standards for farm animal care.)

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Farm Animals Help Alleviate Mental Illness

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A new study, published online in Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health, suggests that animal assisted therapy for people with mental disorders can be effective with farm animals. After six months of animal assisted therapy with farm animals, all patients reported significantly increased coping skills.

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Animal Welfare Act Inadequate for Farm Animals

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How many people know this about the Animal Welfare Act? No wonder there is so much "farm" animal abuse out there. Humane treatment runs counter to the entire industry when the point is to make money by processing these animals as fast as possible. This is really interesting. I certainly didn't.