As reported in today’s Independent, TV naturalist, Chris Packham has urged supermarkets to cut their ties with suppliers that keep breeding game birds in raised laying cages.
Posted 20 Dec 2019
We have today unveiled our priorities for the snap general election. We are calling on candidates to sign up to a number of key pledges, which will help some of the UK’s most vulnerable and...
Posted 05 Nov 2019
In a few days – 1 October – the pheasant shooting season will commence.
Posted 27 Sep 2019
The Labour Party has today (August 28) published its Animal Welfare Manifesto, which contains a wide range of progressive measures.
Posted 28 Aug 2019
Animal Aid has captured exclusive footage from a game bird hatchery (Heart of England Game Farm, Warwickshire) which shows hatching and live chicks being tossed into a macerator – a high-speed grinder.
Posted 11 Aug 2019
Animal Aid is running a series of bus adverts in central London, asking the Environment Secretary to ban cruel cages for breeding game birds.
Posted 01 May 2019
Animal Aid is celebrating a decision by Cardiff Administrative Court to uphold a ban on shooting birds on public land in Wales, despite a legal challenge by shooting lobby groups.
Posted 12 Mar 2019
In response to an article in the Times on the discovery of dumped pheasants, the manager of Bettws Hall Game Farm was quoted (18 January) as saying: ‘I hope they are taken to task by...
Posted 18 Jan 2019
Every year, around 50 million pheasants and partridges are purpose-bred for the shooting industry. Animal Aid continues to call for a ban on the production of birds for ‘sport’ shooting. But as an important interim...
Posted 26 Oct 2018