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The Truth Behind Cattle Trade

A recent exposé showed unimaginable cruelty inflicted on cattle who is exported from Australia to Indonesia. Every year, Australia exports 500,000 cattle end up in Indonesian slaughterhouses and this senseless torture has been ignored by Australian officials who assured the public that the welfare of these animals is “generally good”. However, extensive footage taken at different Indonesian slaughterhouses, showed a range of horrifying acts of brutality such as kicking, hitting, eye-gouging and tail-breaking - as workers try to force the cattle to go into the slaughter boxes.

To read the article please search online for A Bloody Business and to watch the video visit A Bloody Business - video

It seems inexplicable to me that we can call ourselves “humans” and act with such barbarism! God’s animals are at our mercy and therefore depend solely on our ability to show compassion. Jesus’ ministry was heavily centered on compassion, mercy and love; and Christians, as followers of Christ, should not support industries that cause pain and misery to any creature. Transitioning to a plant-based diet helps us show compassion and mercy to farmed animals.

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