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!
The manager and veterinarian from Corlu slaughterhouse in Turkey are so far the most motivated, open-minded and effective people to improve animal-welfare that we have worked with in Turkey. Not only are they the first to restrain cattle upright instead of hoisting them alive by a leg and to start stunning the cattle before slaughter to at least render them first … [Read more...] about Corlu slaughterhouse in Turkey most progressive
Today we dropped by, unannounced, at a small slaughterhouse in Marieville. We wanted to check on the conditions for the animals being slaughtered. We presented ourselves and our organization and were allowed in. They were not slaughtering anymore today but there were roughly 30 animals waiting in the lairage; small pigs, a bull, and goats. The lairage was well lit, had … [Read more...] about Abattoir Noiseux, Marieville, Quebec, Canada
Today the Eyes on Animals and CCFA (Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals) team dropped by, unannounced, at the DuCharme poultry slaughterhouse to see how involved this company is with animal-welfare. We were not allowed to view the slaughter process today but after introducing our organizations and our aims, we were well received by the man in charge of Quality and Welfare … [Read more...] about DuCharme poultry slaughterhouse, Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby, Quebec
Today Eyes on Animals joined Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals to visit Sainte Hyacinthe market. In 2003 and 2004, Lesley from Eyes on Animals was working for Animals’ Angels in Canada and discovered very rough handling of the animals at this market, including downers being dragged, piglets being grabbed by their legs and thrown over gates and many piles of dead … [Read more...] about Sainte Hyacinthe livestock market, Quebec, Canada