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Netherlands betters Britain on welfare

Britain once led the world on farm animal welfare. Well, that’s what I’m always being told: “highest standards of animal welfare in the world…” If it ever did, not anymore…

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Report questions the need for sheep mutilations

The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) has issued a new report saying that "castration and tail docking of lambs are mutilations which should not be undertaken without strong…

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For their own good

Details the methods used and the pain and other welfare problems caused by tail-docking, the castration and teeth-clipping of pigs, mutilations of beaks of hens and turkeys…

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Compassion Netherlands campaigns for Dutch pigs

Barren conditions are one of the many factors that contribute to animal suffering in factory farming.

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Talk pushes alternatives to cuts and crates for pigs

In a series of workshops for the European Pig Producers Congress 2008, Phil Brooke, Welfare Development Manager for Compassion in World Farming argues that pig farming needs to…

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EU pig sector behaves as if it's above the law

Compassion in World Farming has been forced into the rare action of writing to the Presidents of the EU Agriculture Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament…

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Help #EndPigPain

EU citizens called upon to help stop pig suffering

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Sheep welfare

The main welfare issues affecting sheep are the result of mutilations, lameness, transport, and illness caused by disease.

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EU pig industry above the law?

Compassion has highlighted the hidden misery of millions of pigs across the European Union and called on the EU Commission to investigate widespread flouting of EU laws designed…

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Pigs in Europe still suffering says Compassion

Urgently needed enforcement of EU laws on pig welfare received welcome attention at a recent European Commission workshop following calls on this issue from Compassion in World…

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