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
At the annual Easter cattle market in Schagen last year, the double-muscled cattle and calves were cleaned using a high-pressure washer. With the outside temperatures around freezing adult cattle, as well as young calves, were subjected to this unacceptable method of cleaning. Their suffering was painfully obvious: shivering, signs of stress and futile attempts to get away … [Read more...] about The pressure is off at the Easter cattle market in Schagen!
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 … [Read more...] about Clazing poultry slaughterhouse not interested in visit and recommendations from EonA
The Van Rooi pig slaughterhouse has made plans to change their slaughtering hours to nighttime and early morning, instead of during the day, during periods of extreme heat in the summer so that pigs suffer less from heat stress during transport and unloading at the plant. Van Rooi decided to make this change after the Court supported Van Rooi’s opinion that the NVWA … [Read more...] about Van Rooi pig slaughterhouse develops a schedule for tropical weather
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!