Farm Animals

The Issue: Every year, over 60 billion animals (not including farmed fish) are raised and slaughtered each year for meat, milk and eggs, often under the most inhumane conditions.

An ever increasing global population is leading to an increased demand for cheaper meat and dairy products which in turn leads to increased intensification of animal production. To provide the meat, milk and eggs demanded by the global population, animals are often housed in the most deplorable conditions imaginable on 'factory farms', where even their most basic needs cannot be met.

Due to the large number of animals raised via intensive farming practices, the individual animal's needs are often lost, with death and injury becoming an economic loss to be factored into the production costs.

As a result of the desire to keep profits high and cost low, animals farmed for meat, eggs and milk are exposed to some of the most barbaric treatments- including mutilations, such as castration without any pain-relief, de-beaking and tail docking.

Make Your Voice Heard for Chickens in Indonesia!

Farm Animals | Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016

Please sign and share this petition asking McDonald's Indonesia to adopt the same cage-free policy McDonald's has adopted elsewhere in the world!

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Help us make India a battery-cage free country

Farm Animals | Posted on Monday, 08 August 2011

AfA coalition member, Humane Society International (HSI), has successfully persuaded the majority of Indian states including the top egg-producing states to declare that confining hens to battery cages violates the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960.

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