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|Originally Posted: 15 Aug 2010|
Please Help the Animals in Danish Agriculture
FROM Animals in Denmark
Tell the Danish Minister of Agriculture to immediately end brutality toward animals raised to be food.
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INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS
Denmark has one of the biggest farm industries in the world. These animals live under very bad conditions.
Small pigs and calves are removed from their mothers. Cows and pigs live in bases where they cannot turn around. Slat calves and battery hens.
More than 30,000 dairy cows are killed each year "before time" because of neglect.
Pigs are being mistreated on the way to the slaughterhouse as they are loaded on trucks because slaughterhouses reward the farmers that provide quick loading.
Horses are sent to slaughterhouses abroad and endure extremely long transport times, with the result that many die of thirst and stress. The rest are more or less crippled.
Sheep are transported in a similar way to horses.
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