25 Sep '13, 10pm

Joanna Lumley Condemns Pig Neglect in Cyprus via @ecorazzi

Joanna Lumley Condemns Pig Neglect in Cyprus via @ecorazzi

“Such activities are impossible for factory farmed pigs. Bored and frustrated, they turn to the only other thing in their bare pens: the tails of other pigs. They begin to chew and then bite those tails,” she continued. “To prevent tail biting, farmers slice off (dock) part of the piglet’s tail. However, scientific research shows that the correct way to prevent tail biting is not to dock the tails but to keep the pigs in good conditions. In recognition of this, the Pigs Directive has since 2003 prohibited routine tail docking.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2013/09/25/joanna-lumley-condemns...

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