Did you know that Rondeel is one of the 2 egg companies that made the switch to the EonA upright method of catching hens ? It means that they humanely catch hens one or maximum 2 at a time, holding the birds upright and supporting them under their breasts, and placing them in the transport crates upright. This is much better than the conventional method that all other egg … [Read more...] about Bravo to Rondeel poultry and egg company !
animal welfare trainings
Over Christmas WACPAW and Eyes on Animals held a follow-up training at JFamco slaughterhouse in Accra, Ghana. On this day we also donated a second captive bolt pistol so that cattle and goats could be stunned safely and quickly before being restrained and bled out. Normally animals are tethered or forced down on their side and have their throat slit while fully conscious. … [Read more...] about Follow-up training at JFamco slaughterhouse, Accra (Ghana)
This year, EonA has increased the number of training given to police to further reduce the suffering of animals during transport. Whereas in previous years the police only checked paperwork and driving times, there are now more and more officials on the highway who can also check the animals themselves. Before Eyes on Animals started training, the police often expressed … [Read more...] about Eyes on Animals is training more and more highway police
Today Eyes on Animals was asked by Welfarm and the gendarmes of Haute Savoie to help explain the EU legislation on the protection of animals during transport. There was a morning session followed by an afternoon session with the officials from the DDPP (previously the governmental veterinarian services) also giving a talk. The gendarmes came from all over the department, … [Read more...] about Training of the gendarmes, Annecy, France
In collaboration with Welfarm and Animals Angels, Eyes on Animals has started giving animal welfare training courses to the highway police in France. France is an important country as it slaughters, imports and exports huge numbers of animals. By training the gendarmes, we ensure that these animal trucks are better checked and more frequently. Two police brigades have … [Read more...] about EonA starts training the French highway police