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Animal feeding at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm resumes

Visitors will be able to feed animals at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm once again after a new animal contact zone was put in place.  The farm, between Great Blakenham and Needham Market, closed its doors in April after four visitors were struck with illness.  New animal contact zones have been created (Image: Baylham House […]

Investigation exposes intentional animal cruelty at German pig farm

Animal Equality’s most extensive investigation to date found rampant and intentional animal abuse at one of Germany’s largest pig farms.  Many of Animal Equality’s findings were violations of European Union Law.  These findings, which were broadcasted on Germany’s leading television news channel, reached millions of viewers.  Animal Equality has filed a complaint with the appropriate […]

Pet & Feed the Animals at Bali Farm House

A new animal attraction in North Bali offers alternative locations beyond the several zoos and animal parks currently operating on the island’s south.  As reported by NusaBali.com, Pancasari Village in Buleleleng Regency, North Bali, is now home to the charmingly beautiful and educational Bali Farm House, where visiting guests and families can experience agricultural production […]

Happy tales at Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary

Anastassia Denton pets Lefty as Sue Magilavy burshes his back during a Curry Crew visit on May 29 at Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary. (Sara Welch photo) RAVENNA, Ohio —Tour guides and staff can name dozens of scenarios that landed animals at the sanctuary: goats rescued from a barn in deplorable conditions, potbellied pigs abandoned […]

Oregon farm animal sanctuary hosts free VegFest – Here is Oregon

Tikkun Olam Farm Sanctuary VegFest attendees can meet kune kune pigs Tilly, Gloria and Cricket “who enjoy belly rubs,” said event organizer, Hadassah DeJack-Reynolds of the nonprofit Tikkun Olam Farm Sanctuary: A Healing Community for abused, abandoned, neglected and unwanted farm animals. (Tikkun Olam Farm Sanctuary/Tikkun Olam Farm Sanctuary) Meet shy chicken PopTart, friendly donkeys […]

Breaking: Proposed Farm Bill would create a nightmare for animals

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Farm Bill, a legislative package the U.S. Congress approves every five years or so to govern agricultural and food programs, has the potential to instill animal welfare and sustainability into food practices for years to come. Instead, the 2024 Farm Bill just approved in the House Agriculture Committee […]

Help stop ‘fix’ in Farm Bill that would undercut strongest farm animal welfare law in U.S.

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We now know for certain that the Farm Bill to be considered by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee contains language that seeks to undo more than a dozen state laws on humane treatment of farm animals including California’s Proposition 12, widely considered the nation’s strongest law on farm animal […]

Bird flu is spreading to more farm animals. Are milk and eggs safe?

A bird flu outbreak in U.S. dairy cows has grown to affect more than two dozen herds in eight states, just weeks after the nation’s largest egg producer found the virus in its chickens. Health officials stress that the risk to the public is low and that the U.S. food supply remains safe and stable. […]

Breaking: Threat to nation’s strongest farm animal law deepens in U.S. Congress

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Whatever doubt there may have been before, the situation is now crystal clear. The battle over California’s Proposition 12 and the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act (or some other approach to blocking Proposition 12 through the Farm Bill) has been joined, and we’re in the thick of it. […]

‘It’s disgusting’ – Shock as beheaded piglet discovered outside animal rescue’s farm

Staff at an Irish animal rescue have expressed shock after volunteers found a beheaded piglet outside their premises.  The baby animal was discovered right outside My Lovely Horse Rescue’s (MLHR) farm in Co Kildare on Saturday February 10, with a spokesperson describing the discovery as “heart breaking”.  The charity suspects the heinous act was done […]

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