Agriculture/Animal Welfare

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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues

Agriculture/Animal Welfare

PRESS RELEASE : SEAL ALERT…and WHAT YOU CAN DO…

 
Grey Seals around the Irish coastline are now at the peak of their pupping season.
DANGER :
The combination of extreme events of wind and tide over the coming month and beyond often separates pups from mothers resulting in displaced Whitecoats (unweaned orphans) and Moulters (weaned young Grey Seals challenged by sea conditions and learning to feed)…..beaching themselves in strange places.
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Factory Farming

Oct
2014
20

Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Features

by Jamison Maeda

Despite the windmills and rolling hills on the packaging, nothing
about the factory farming industry resembles farming whatsoever. The
fact is factory farms and feed lots are cruel, brutal businesses owned
by giant corporations that are very loosely regulated if at all. And
in the absence of regulation and review, the practices of many factory
farms have reached a level of animal cruelty never before seen in
human history.
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will clarify his previous statements that his Department does not use snares in the culling of badgers and his plans with reports that show this practise is taking place. 
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