Animals in farming

Enriching the barren lives of factory-farmed pigs

July 19, 2019

Over 213,000 of you have signed up to help get mother pigs out of cages and into groups. Thank you! Ending confinement is vital but more is required to give all pigs better lives Pigs on factory farms become horribly bored and frustrated. As well as needing to be free from confinement, they need enrichment such as straw to explore and allow them to express their natural behaviour. Enrichment is also […]

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Animals in farming

Why less is more when it comes to eating meat

June 23, 2019

In the United Kingdom, Britons consume twice as much protein as they need, eating an average of 80kg of meat and 10.2kg of cheese each year How much protein do we need? This level of protein consumption in the UK is equivalent to 1,400 pork sausages and 40 blocks of Cheddar. Meat consumption is even higher in America, […]

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Animals in farming

Life on a pig farm: Expectations vs. reality

December 18, 2018

The very traits that make pigs such beautiful and intelligent creatures are stripped away when they are treated as cogs in a machine Many people envision farms as big, open areas where farm animals are free to roam and given care to ensure they’re raised healthily and happily. But reality for the millions of pigs and other […]

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