PETA Attacks Indiana Poultry Operation

first_img PETA Attacks Indiana Poultry OperationPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has launched an attack on a Northern Indiana poultry operation. PETA videos claiming animal abuse on farms are well known for their slick, one-sided, and often misleading claims.  The video released on Tuesday about the Culver Duck farm in Middlebury has many of these elements.  The heavily-edited video  claims to be an eyewitness account of animal cruelty; however, it spends more time  preaching vegan philosophy than documenting animal abuse, “Go vegan today and enjoy all the  flavor and nutrition and none of the cruelty.”The abuse that is shown in the video is actually not abuse but the industry standard for euthanizing poultry, says Paul Brennan, with the Indiana State Poultry Association, “Part of what they are showing is cervical dislocation which is the standard AVMA approach for euthanizing sick or dying birds. Though it may not look great on video, the practice is acctually the most humane practice and is the industry standard.”Other practices declared as “abuse” in the video are also standard practices on almost any livestock farm. The video claims that “birds are loaded onto truck and taken hundreds of miles to be killed.”  Since there are not meat packing plants in every county, most livestock farms must truck their animals long distances to be processed.  The video claims that “birds and hung upside down and then killed at slaughter houses.” Again, a standard practice and the most humane and safe form of animal processing.Brennan says the Culver operation recently came under new management and that the images in the video may be quite old, “There have been a lot of changes there, and it is possible some of those pictured in the video may not even be there anymore.”While these kinds of videos are no longer producing the kind of public outcry they once did, Brennan stresses that livestock farms of all kinds make animal care a top priority because to do so is just good business.PETE claims this information has been turned over the Indiana State Police for investigation; but in Indiana, it is the Board of Animal Health that regulates animal welfare standards on farms.  Meanwhile, PETA officials were calling Indiana media outlets on Tuesday afternoon making sure they had seen the press release and video that had been sent out earlier in the day. PETA Attacks Indiana Poultry Operation SHARE Previous articleQuick Harvest Stoppage Coming to your Indiana Farm, MaybeNext articleMorning Outlook Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – Oct 11, 2016 Home Indiana Agriculture News PETA Attacks Indiana Poultry Operation SHARElast_img read more

NPFL: Rangers Don’t Scare Nasarawa, Boasts Dogo

first_img“We believe the back-to-back victories against newcomers, Plateau United and Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) will continue that way at Enugu Rangers.“Rangers are second on the league log and have done quite well for themselves both on home and away soils so the pedigree is there but not to the extent as to instill fear in us.“We will pay them due respect on and off the pitch but will never be afraid of the side even with their intimidating tradition.“Good enough Enugu has always been a fertile ground for us in the last three seasons as we are yet to lose a game there and I strongly believe the matchup on Friday will not be anything different.“The encounter is a live match so I have charged the players to come out strongly to challenge for the three points at stake.“We do not have injury worries though the duo, Bature Yaro and Tayo Fabiyi are still down but we have capable replacements.“We are quite hopeful of getting positive result in the encounter now that the winning mentality of the players is at its peak,” said the former ABS coach to Lafia-based side is 11th on the 20-team top flight on 15 points from possible 36 with a game to spare at Sunshine Stars.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Nasarawa United Head Coach, Kabir Dogo, has said his side is hopeful to continue back-to-back victories at Enugu Rangers.The Solid Miners will be the guests of the Coal City side in today’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match-day 13 clash at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.Dogo said the fact that the encounter will be live on Supersport is a huge motivation for his wards to come all out to challenge for the top prize.last_img read more