It’s time to put an end to mink farming

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY) has just introduced a bill that responds to growing concerns about the public health threat posed by mink fur factory farms. The Mink: Vectors for Infection Risk in the United States Act (‘‘Mink VIRUS Act”) seeks to prohibit the farming of mink in the […]

Complaints on Hiiumaa after animal carcasses left to rot in the open | News

Hiiu Autotrans, a subcontractor of the joint-stock company Vireen Hiiumaa AS and the company responsible for the disposal, has pledged to rectify the situation by bringing in extra earth for that purpose. The stench of, well, dead animals hangs in the air, and from beyond the site’s fencing, it could be clearly that a number […]

National farming policy: Resume live animal exports, cut red tape, scrap migrant worker median wage

National leader Christopher Luxon has released the party’s policy for the farming sector, taking aim at what it calls “red tape” around an increase in regulations such as for water quality and emissions, while also proposing to restart live exports of cattle with strict animal welfare rules around it. The Government has hit back, with […]

What Is Fish Farming? | Animal Equality

Fish farms have been described as “factory farms in water.” Around the world, tens of billions of fish are raised and slaughtered on these farms, but consumers are unaware of the conditions these animals endure during their lives. Fish farming, also known as aquaculture, is the fastest-growing animal agriculture industry in the United States. Within […]

New animal welfare scoring system could enable better-informed food and farming choices

Researcher Harriet Bartlett assesses pigs on a farm. Credit: University of Cambridge Cambridge University scientists have come up with a system of measuring animal welfare that enables reliable comparison across different types of pig farming. This means that animal welfare can now, for the first time, be properly considered alongside other impacts of farming to […]

Andhra Pradesh Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance recognise the need to address misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Farming Sector

ANI | Updated: Nov 28, 2022 12:42 IST Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], November 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Professionals around the world gathered at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh to discuss and plan the implementation of Andhra Pradesh Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance (AP-APCAR).Andhra Pradesh is the 4th state in India after Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi for […]

Expensive animal feed hurting livestock farming

The big jump in the price of animal feed – a global problem resulting from the war in Ukraine – has led Greek livestock farmers to feed their animals as little as possible or having to send their herds for slaughter, while a big drop in the production of sheep’s milk in Crete means that […]

United Kingdom Animal Feed Market Overview to 2027: Aqua Feed Farming is Increasingly Being Commercialised Resulting in an Increased Demand for Feed to Raise Them –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “United Kingdom (UK) Animal Feed Market Overview, 2027” report has been added to’s offering. Poultry feed by livestock type is highest in demand, driven by the demand for poultry meat products by consumers. The rising population further boosts the demand for poultry meat, but the rising feed prices hamper the market’s growth. […]

9 Cruel Yet Legal Farming Practices

Because of the space they require, industrial farms and slaughterhouses are usually built away from inhabited areas. They have no windows and no architectural clues of what happens inside. Very few people really know what happens to animals in these places. This is why Animal Equality is dedicated to exposing the reality through undercover investigations. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Factory Farming

Factory farming refers to a method of breeding and raising farmed animals for food with the goal of maximizing production and minimizing costs. But what does this mean in practice? In this article, you’ll find out everything you need to know about factory farming practices. Factory farms were created based on the assumption that the […]

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