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Animal rights group sounds alarm over 40m livestock deaths on UK farms

 

Animal rights group sounds alarm over 40m livestock deaths on UK

farms

Livestock suffer ‘traumatic’ deaths caused by fires, floods, road collisions, disease and neglect

The Observer

Farming

Saturday 29 November 2014

 

More than 40 million farm animals are estimated to die each year in the

UK before they reach the slaughterhouse, according to a report to be

published this week which urges the government to introduce measures

that would compel farmers to disclose the numbers.

The report, The Uncounted Dead: Farming’s unofficial victims, by

Animal Aid, an organisation opposed to meat eating, is the first to put a

figure on the number of animals that die before slaughter.

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