For some time now, Eyes on Animals has been working with poultry slaughterhouse Wilki: first to improve their crates, which initially had small doorways which sometimes broke, resulting in many injured birds. WILKI replaced them all with new and improved crates. Secondly, they agreed to work on implementing some of our ideas to reduce stress during … [Read more...] about WILKI sends overview of the adjustments for better animal welfare
Today Eyes on Animals and L214, with assistance from Ethical Farming Ireland, are publishing the findings of their recent investigation into the long-distance transport of unweaned calves. The investigation, conducted in March 2020, shows the plight of calves born in Ireland and exported to intensive veal farms in the Netherlands. Four different countries are crossed, … [Read more...] about Corona crisis and calves: exports of unweaned calves from Ireland to the Netherlands
In early May 2018, Eyes on Animals paid an unannounced visit to Busser assembly center. We received a guided tour, but no animals were loaded nor unloaded at that time. Therefore, we were only able to give some recommendations. We asked if we could come back at a later time and were told this would be fine. Mid November 2019 this unannounced revisit took place, but … [Read more...] about EonA not welcome at assembly center Busser in Bennekom
Last Sunday, poultry farm Boerveenshof of Rolf and Danielle Kanninga had their chickens caught using the upright method, instead of by one leg, for the first time. This was done after recommendations by EoA in order to prevent a lot of stress and pain to the birds. Poultry service Smeding from Dronrijp did all the catching, after receiving extensive training … [Read more...] about First biodynamic poultry farm “Boerveenshof” to catch chickens upright!
Today EonA received 4 mobile partition boards and a number of knives from Compaxo pig slaughterhouse which will be used in Ghanaian slaughterhouses. There’s a lack of this kind of equipment in Ghana, because they are rarely available, or not at all. The mobile partition boards are essential in moving the pigs in a calm and effective way. The knives are needed to … [Read more...] about Pig Slaughterhouse Compaxo donates equipment for slaughterhouses in Ghana