Animal Aid draw back the veil to reveal the truth behind extensive sheep farming
Posted on the 14th June 2018
Animal Aid investigators have uncovered shocking scenes of dead and decomposing lambs and sheep on May 24th in the Llanbister area, Powys (Wales).
15 bodies of lambs and ewes were found strewn about fields and footpaths in three different locations.
New figures from the National Fallen Stock Company (NFSCo), as reported by Farmers Guardian on 13th June, ‘show a 30 per cent increase on the yearly average, with around 250,000 “fallen stock” during the months of March, April and May this year.’ NFSCo chairman Michael Seals stated “The data from this year shows that the 2018 lambing season was certainly the worst season since 2013, and probably ever, even factoring in a large allowance for the shortcomings of the data”.Read more about the suffering faced by farmed lambs and sheep here.
Exploitation at its worst in horse racing was exposed yesterday evening (21 May) at Hexham Racecourse. Eleven year-old mare, Beyondtemptation, was forced to race for the third time in just 17 days and was subsequently...
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