Doomsday predictions that millions of pigs would be culled never materialized, but the problem remains unsolved.
"Oh my love," the "Joker" actor told the calf, Indigo, after saving the bovines from a slaughterhouse.
Earlier this year, a truck carrying cows to slaughter rolled over. Two animals escaped from the overturned vehicle and made a run for it. One ran for the open doors of a supermarket--it would have seemed like a safe, enclosed space for a terrified animal.
The morning was uneventful; mostly, they waited and chatted. It wasn't a normal day. Animal rights activist Anita Kranjc was appearing in a small-town courthouse facing criminal charges for giving water to a thirsty pig en route to slaughter.
Undercover video recorded by an animal rights activist at one of the largest U.S. pork producers appears to show pigs being beaten and dragged across the slaughterhouse floor as workers cheer and throw blood-soaked towels at one another.
Pigs that appear covered with feces and sores are headed for processing in the video at one of the largest U.S. pork producers.
This video makes a profound statement about the horrors of meat production — without a single drop of blood. The simple three
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Many Twitter users joined in the dialogue, expressing their anger over Budden's photo. One user addressed Budden directly
The ultimate purpose of my farm, though not the whole point, is to raise animals to be slaughtered so that we can eat their meat. Though it is arguably better to treat an animal as an animal rather than a widget, in either case we are assuming that an animal does not have the same capacity for feeling as a human.