Horrible Tail Docking Video Spurs Call for Ban
JANUARY 28, 2010
Tags: New York tail docking farm animal welfare
Europe's Pig Industry Mad about Undercover Investigation
JANUARY 26, 2010
Compassion in World Farming led an undercover investigation that showed illegal tail docking and poor attempts at pig enrichment on factory farms, in violation of EU law. Tags: europe tail docking pigs factory farm agribusiness Now the pig industry is mad and claiming bias ( scroll down in article.) Too bad! If you complied with the law, you wouldn't look like such jerks!
New Podcast Uploaded for 01/30/10
JANUARY 31, 2010
In this week's podcast ending January 30, 2010: **A Mercy for Animals video spurs calls for a ban on tail docking in the State of New York; **Animal rights activists try to stop construction of a bullfighting ring in Beijing; **A PETA protestor gets a pie in the face for protesting against the Canadian seal hunt; **And legislation is proposed in China to ban the eating of cats and dogs.
Investigation Reveals Cruel Treatment of Pigs in Europe
DECEMBER 22, 2008
Investigators from Compassion in World Farming found 80 per cent of farms across five European countries engaging in illegal practices such as barren pens and routine tail-docking. In 48 farms, farmers had cut the tails off pigs to stop them biting each other, despite EU rules restricting tail-docking. It really sucks to be a factory farm pig in Europe.
Some Good News In NJ Farm Animals Case
AUGUST 17, 2008
While the decision did not ban any procedure or practice, “the Court further held that tail docking could not be considered humane, and [that] mutilations without anesthesia including castration, de-beaking and de-toeing could not be considered humane without some specific requirements to prevent pain and suffering,” the article notes. Thanks to Farmed Animal Net for this information from August 8.