02 Jul '11, 2pm

Animal Cruelty Exposed in Undercover Video

Animal Cruelty Exposed in Undercover Video

Mercy for Animals has released a new undercover video documenting various acts of cruelty against pigs on a very large pig farm in Iowa called Iowa Select Farms. If you are easily disturbed by such graphic images of animal abuse, you should not watch this video. (Towards the beginning an innocent piglet is killed.) Consider the video is only about two minutes and forty seconds long, yet potentially such abuse of farm animals is taking place for hours every day. Mercy for Animals said their investigator documented: Workers ripping out the testicles of conscious piglets without the use of painkillers Piglets suffering with herniated intestines, due to botched castration Conscious piglets having their tails painfully sliced into and yanked off with dull clippers Large, open, pus-filled wounds and pressure sores Sick and injured pigs left to languish and slowly die without pro...

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