25,000-30,000 dogs are being slaughtered DAILY for food in China

Dogs on the way to their brutal deaths at a dog meat market in China

It is estimated that 25,000-30,000 dogs are being slaughtered DAILY for food in China, the world’s largest consumer of dog meat (source: https://plushbearsshelter.org). This truck was seen on Shanxi Yuncheng Expressway, May 23rd 2023. What do people in general thing about this? I know that …

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DON’T watch this video of a piglet crying out for their mum. JUST DON’T.

All the devils are on planet Earth

PETA UK – Crying out for their mum, quivering on a faeces-soaked floor, struggling with all their might to stand up – remember them next time you see bacon. I can’t add many more words. It’s too damaging to my mental health. It’s is pure …

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Putting calves in tiny enclosures after being torn from their mums is cruel and unproductive

Calves separated from their mothers are placed in tiny enclosures

PETA says: Dairy farming is a cruel industry that profits from the exploitation and suffering of animals. Mother cows and their calves are separated, the milk meant for these babies is taken for human consumption (bad idea – see end of page). Go vegan. I …

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AI can identify every tweet – from birds!

AI used to detect bird calls

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a very powerful tool. There will be millions of ways to use it provided it doesn’t develop to the point where it uses us! Conrad Young has created an artificial intelligence service called chirrup.ai which can analyse recordings of birdsong and …

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Piglet tail docking is unethical from two standpoints

Piglet tail-docking

Just like dogs, pigs use their tails to express their emotions, wagging them when happy and hiding them between their legs when they are stressed or scared. Yet this [tail docking] is done to piglets without aesthetic. – Kim Rathbone on Twitter I’ve just bumped …

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How the f**k can we feed 60 billion farm animals but not 7.9 billion humans?

Good point.

Here is the tweet which asks the above question in an image: The answer apparently, according to Mike Gordon, who commented on the picture is: Because most farm animals can eat the 80% of inedible by-products from crop waste, food wate, and grazing. Farm animals, …

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Welsh farmer, Gareth Wyn Jones, received death threats for talking about a farming practice

Gareth Wyn Thomas

The Times reports today that a sheep farmer, Gareth Wyn Jones, received death threats when he posted a video showing how to skin a dead lamb to make a mother adopt an orphaned lamb. This is a traditional method. The video demonstrates how the skin …

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Antimicrobial resistance in humans and animals occurs together

Globally, the association between antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) between human and animals goes both ways.

In a recent study, the scientists concluded that “globally, the association between antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) between human and animals goes both ways”. My understanding is that they mean that if humans consume too many antibiotics it works against them because the pathogens, …

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