Today Eyes on Animals made an unannounced visit to the Salland collection center in Wijthmen. After a short talk with the owner it was clear he was unfortunately not open to our visit. Salland collects calves for further fattening in the Netherlands and sheep and goats for slaughter. The owner said there were water bowls for the calves. However, bowls are not suitable … [Read more...] about Collection center Salland in Wijthmen showed no interest in EonA visit
In March and April Eyes on Animals paid Halal slaughterhouse IMPS in Breukelen a few unexpected visits. IMPS slaughters sheep and goats, both with and without stunning. In March we had an introductory meeting with the manager of IMPS and he let us know he would consider a visit by Eyes on Animals. Since he didn’t follow up on this we decided to visit the slaughterhouse … [Read more...] about IMPS Breukelen not interested in animal welfare advice nor visit from Eyes on Animals
The managers of Clazing poultry slaughterhouse in Zevenhuizen (NL) has informed us that they are not open to a visit from us, Eyes on Animals, to get ideas on how to improve animal welfare. Clazing wrote that our visit does not “benefit them” and our animal welfare recommendations will not have “any added value to their production process”. Clazing is one of the … [Read more...] about Clazing poultry slaughterhouse not interested in visit and recommendations from EonA
Shame on slaughterhouse Yalova, the slaughterhouse where last week we filmed them hoisting a downer bull fully up to the ceiling by his horns (!) as seen in our youtube video: https://youtube.be/37KO-tCyY8w We were there last week to examine what changes were needed to their restraint box, before returning today to install a pneumatic stunner above the restraint box … [Read more...] about Yalova slaughterhouse in Turkey is causing great suffering!
During the evening of 15 January 2019, Eyes on Animals followed an empty turkey truck from company Mantrans. The truck was on its way to a farm owned by Raaijmakers where turkeys were due to be caught and loaded for slaughter. Our goal was to observe this process and give advice on reducing stress, pain and possible injuries caused by the catching and loading process. … [Read more...] about No permission from Raaijmakers to view the catching and loading of turkeys