A team from Eyes on Animals and Animal Welfare Foundation/Tierschutzbund Zurich trail 2 livestock trucks transporting calves from Nagykapornak (Hungary) destined for Cilgli-Izmir in Turkey. The transport company is Vigel Laszlo. The journey goes over Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. The road in many parts of this 2,199km route is very rough, meaning it takes much longer than normal and the animals have stress from all the bumps and curves. We checked the export papers of the animals and discovered that the loading time indicated is a lie- the animals were in reality on board for a longer time. Again, exporters and transporters on this route are cheating. As well, the drivers have not brought any feed for the animals with them, despite this being an EU-legal requirement for all long-distance journeys. We will send our report and official letter of complaint about these consignments to the EU and Hungarian officials.
Home » Our inspections » transport » 23-24.11.2012 Trailing calves on board a Hungarian livestock trucks (Vigel Laszlo) to Turkey