Skip to comments.Shocking video shows extent of pig abuse at farm supplying pork to Walmart
Posted on 07/20/2012 8:22:30 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
A shocking and disturbing video taken by an undercover investigator at a pig farm depicts the horrific extent of animal cruelty being practiced at a pork-supply company used by Walmart.
Mercy For Animals released the graphic video which documents the daily animal abuse allegedly taking place at Christensen Farms in Minnesota. The video depicts hundreds of pigs packed into cages so tiny, they can barely move or even turn around. Some of the usually-social animals bite down on the bars just for something to do.
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Farrowing pens are being phased out by legislation pushed by people with no animal husbandry knowledge and the desire to eliminate all use of domestic animals.
LOL, funniest stuff I’ve read all morning. :)
I too grew up on a farm and have raised pigs.
This thread is another variation on several recurrent animal abuse threads here that show certain Freepers routinely confuse conservatism with a callous, unChristian defense of brutality.
They confuse dominion with domination.
Ah, who are we kiddin'. I *love* torturing the animals. Particularly the rabbits.
What does that have to do with pig slaughter?
Are you an Alinsky Disciple™? One of their tactics is change the subject to deflect away from the original point when they don't have credible rebuttal.
I have another question. Is is it wrong to assume "...like me who put their lives on the line so you can..." is letting a little Narcissism creep out?
And for the record, I stuffed one cupcake (singular) down my pie hole, not cupcakes (plural).
But let me be the first to salute you for putting your life on the line as a Grammar Cop on the lookout for those that can't spail, as one example.
What an outrage!!!
We do get the whole picture when they're videotaping the caretakers grabbing piglets by the feet and slamming them repeatedly into a concrete floor, then tossing the bleeding piglets into a squirming pile to die from blunt force trauma.
Why do I think so?
Because Christensen Farms issued a response to the video. Of all the practices in the video, CF announced they've stopped "blunt force trauma euthanasia" (while saying, essentially, "not that there was anything wrong with that"), and will be substituting "euthanasia using carbon dioxide to prevent the suffering of sick or injured piglets."
I understand tail docking, gestational stalls, and the like - but watching the repeated slamming of piglets onto the concrete floor did nothing but remind me of Michael Vick body-slamming his fighting docks to the ground to kill them.
We're above that.
Bob Barker is an animal rightist of the 1st degree. As a Vet Tech, I can promise that a baby pig begins screaming at the highest decibels as soon as you merely pick it up.
Puppies’ tails are docked without anesthesia. Baby boy HUMANS are circumcised without pain meds (at least that was the case for most of history).
I don’t like the fact that there were piglets with sores. But, sadly, consumers will scream louder than any piglet at the confiscatory prices it would take to have veterinary care of food animals, so they’re destroyed. That’s life.
> CF announced they’ve stopped “blunt force trauma euthanasia” (while saying, essentially, “not that there was anything wrong with that”), and will be substituting “euthanasia using carbon dioxide to prevent the suffering of sick or injured piglets.”<
>>We’re above that. <<
Honestly, you’re just not hungry enough.
They think being 'conservative' means to be callous, it shows how 'tough' you are.
The devils drove the pigs into the water and they perished.
They make very good substitutes.
Good for you. You live in a real world.
So do I.
They sure do - and they also have a 4-H club for shooting - my 14yo daughter has belonged to that since she was 10.
Wow. Your so informative. I’m in awe!
I’ve raised pigs and they are very intelligent, including with their ability to bond with humans.
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