80% of the cattle arriving at Kumasi cattle slaughterhouse are from Burkina Faso and have been on the road for days before they arrive. The roads are bumpy and one can only drive slowly. The cattle are crowded, the weather is extremely hot, there is no water and many have long horns. Most are sick before even being loaded – the fact that they are unfit is the reason … [Read more...] about Inspection and efforts at Kumasi cattle slaughterhouse, Ghana
We just made an updated version of our video “ Calming the Catch”, explaining how “spent” laying hens are caught to be transported to slaughter, and what steps we have successfully taken to initiate change. Now there are two large Dutch egg companies that have adapted the “ EonA Dutch” method of catching, and we are working on convincing more and … [Read more...] about EonA’s new video about improving welfare during chicken-catching
Irish dairy calves are subjected to horrific abuse during their journey to veal facilities in Europe. This is the conclusion of a joint investigation undertaken by Eyes on Animals and French organisation L214. The investigation took place between 14-17 March 2019 and involved trailing 23 Irish livestock trucks and inspecting the conditions the animals were exposed … [Read more...] about Irish Dairy calves subjected to horrific abuse during journeys to veal facilities in Europe
Café Weltschmerz is a media platform where journalists, academics, politicians and scientists meet to have an in-depth conversation about a subject. Café Weltschmerz is known as "slow television". Recently Lesley Moffat, director of Eyes on Animals, was invited as guest to come and talk about Eyes on Animals and the work that the people in the organization do to reduce the … [Read more...] about Eyes on Animals interviewed on Café Weltschmerz
Today Eyes on Animals and the Dierenbescherming released a report and film about the suffering of Dutch animals being transported in very hot weather and left for hours outside overfull slaughterhouses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Hgwx3D-DM&feature=youtu.be The Dutch livestock-transport and slaughter industry has indeed an “ Extreme Weather … [Read more...] about Eyes on Animals and Dierenbescherming: put an end to the suffering of animals being transported in hot weather !