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John Webster is one of the pioneering professors who placed the welfare of farm animals high on the agenda of their veterinary students, in his case at Bristol University.Read more
Pig Business director doubts Chilean pig factory closure
Tracy Worcester, founder of Farms Not Factories and producer of film Pig Business, has just returned from filming in Chile. Her visit coincided with the suppression of protestors fighting for a dirty factory farm to close. Did they win in the…Read more
Compassion in South Africa on 'Feeding the World'
Compassion in World Farming's South African representative, Tozie Zokufa, spoke out in support of a world free of factory farming at an international conference in Johannesburg.Read more
Live export from unknown ports
As MPs debate live farm animal exports from Britain in Parliament today, we have released new data that show the number of ports in Britain being used for the live export of farm animals has increased.Read more
Making sense of "sustainable intensification"
Chatham House in London held a conference entitled "Sustainable Intensification: miracle or mirage?". Sustainable Intensification (SI) sounds great, but the term is regularly hijacked by the factory-farming lobby to justify their existence.Read more
Why intensive turkeys go lame
Turkeys have been bred to grow large, meaty bodies, as quickly as possible. We know that modern industrially farmed turkeys are now so heavy and develop so much breast muscle that reproduction is done by artificial insemination.Read more
EU dairy industry exposed
In August this year our investigators visited 52 farms in three countries: Germany, Europe's largest milk producer, Denmark, where the dairy industry is intensifying and Spain, where cows have little access to pasture.Read more