During the heatwave in week 30, two journalists from the popular Dutch TV show EénVandaag joined Eyes on Animals to inspect poultry trucks. Temperatures were above 35 degrees that day. Even though pigs, cattle, sheep and goats are not allowed to be transported when outside temperatures are 35 degrees or more, this does not apply to poultry. Unfortunately the poultry sector … [Read more...] about Popular Dutch TV show joins EonA to inspect poultry trucks during heatwave
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 !