10 Mar '12, 1am

Meet Your Next Sausages. Literally. | Care2 Causes

Meet Your Next Sausages. Literally. | Care2 Causes

It’s not the kind of beauty contest which any contestant would want to win — if they knew what the prize was. In Germany, a new web service lets pork lovers vote online for the ‘prettiest’ pig at farmer Bernd Schulz’s pig farm and the winners becomes next week’s Wurst . Meine Kleine Farm says that it wants to change the way people think about meat. Its founder, Berlin student Denni Buchmann, thinks people should eat less meat and show more respect to the animals. Every week, he travels to the farm and photographs the pigs. The website’s users then vote on what they see and the lucky winner heads to the slaughterhouse every Friday. A photo of the pig appears on the various pork products which result. Buchmann says that the pigs have a happy life on Schulz’s farm, running around in the open air, rooting around in the mud and playing with the other pigs. Schulz says that his ...

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