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Ducks and Geese

Wishful Thinking


We envision ducks and geese peacefully living on Old McDonald's Farm where they are free to enjoy meadows and ponds

 

Reality

duck goose down pluck 

(Ducks and Geese - Down - 01) The coldhearted and cruel down industry often plucks geese alive in order to get their down— the soft layer of feathers closest to a bird's skin. These feathers are used to produce clothing and comforters, but for geese and ducks, the down industry's methods are anything but comfortable. Live plucking causes birds considerable pain and distress. Once their feathers are ripped out, many of the birds, paralyzed with fear, are left with gaping wounds—some even die as a result of the procedure. Workers often sew the birds' skin back together without using any anesthetics. 

Photo from: United Poultry Concerns (UPC)

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The calf photo in the masthead of these pages is from Farm Sanctuary with our thanks.

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This all creatures animal exploitation photo gallery is being presented to show the public the difference between the cute little animals we see in advertising and picture in our minds and the reality that exists in entertainment (circus, circuses, hunting, fishing, movie, movies, sport, sports, television, tv. TV), on farms (battery, beef, calf, calves, chicken, chickens, cow, cows, duck, ducks, dairy, egg, fish, eggs, geese, goose, lamb, lambs, pig, pigs, pork, sheep), and in a laboratory or laboratories, for medical research (cat, cats, dog, dogs, mice, monkey, monkeys, mouse, rabbit, rabbits, rat, rats, veal), photos, pictures, duck, ducks, Ducks, Geese, geese, goose, foie gras, Foie Gras (d-26)


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