TRY AS THEY MIGHT, THIS TRADE WILL NEVER GET 'COMMUNITY or SOCIAL LICENCE'.
Australia and the rest of the world is appalled at their gall, indifference and arrogance to such a notion.
Australian exporter Livestock Shipping Services (LSS) under investigation again after footage of Australian bulls being brutally slaughtered in Mauritius is handed to Federal Dept of Agriculture. Mauritius cruelty
Animals Australia photo
Yet another disaster: Livestock Shipping Sevices is the exporter of the 49 cattle which suffocated during a flight from Melbourne to Almaty in Kazakhstan.
According to the article the cattle were loaded into crates, then the crates were placed into the plane one on top of the other, the cattle held in the top crates suffocated. ".. ammonia became the source of poisonous vapors. And they suffocated because of insufficient supply of oxygen" . Read more
Just released: A scientific paper published in The Veterinary Journal Open Access Articles
Heat stress: A major contributor to poor animal welfare associated with long-haul live export voyages
7.8.2013: Australian exporter Livestock Shipping Services (LSS) is under investigation for alleged cruelty breaches.
The video taken in Israel shows sheep being kicked, dragged and flogged by staff as they were discharging the animals from the ship. Read more
Why is Australia more concerned with profit than with the extreme suffering endured by our animals in overseas slaughterhouses? Why have we not banned the use of full inversion stunning boxes? Read more
More torture of Australian cattle caught on film by another Egyptian veterinarian at another Egyptian slaughterhouse. Read the rest
"Unconscionable cruelty'' to Australian animals caught on film in two Egyptian slaughterhouses accredited to slaughter AU cattle. The facilities have been decsribed by the live export industry as "state of the art". Read more
_____Never to be forgotten:
In September 2012 thousands of Australian sheep were clubbed, stabbed and buried alive in pits in Pakistan. Their brutal treatment and deaths have been recorded as amongst the worst atrocities against animals within the live export trade.
After what we believe to be a 'Claytons' Investigation (that is an 'investigation' when there isnt an investigation) conducted by the Australian Department of Agriculture the exporter escapes judgement and penalty. Read more.
Graphic footage: Australian sheep being dragged and slaughtered in the feedlot in Pakistan.
NOTE: The AAV stands for AQIS Accredited Vet – this is a vet who is either chosen, contracted and paid by the exporter or in the employ of the exporter. The AAV is a government (AQIS) vet.
Australia fails to comply with even the very basic OIE recommendations which state that electric shock prodders should not be used on sheep and goats. Footage taken at the Port of Fremantle during late 2010 and 2011. It seems the use of prodders on animals is part of routine handling…
November 16, 2013, 01:28:02 AMWelfare grants frozen as government chases savingsAustralian Animal Welfare Strategy (AAWS) grants worth $287,000 are in limbo, ...
November 14, 2013, 06:57:25 PMAnother week, another live export horror story. The latest incident of terrible animal cruelty to come to the Austr...
November 13, 2013, 01:51:16 PMLive exporters spell out motivations behind QA push The livestock export industry has released an information paper outlining w...
November 09, 2013, 05:58:14 AMAnother Perth-based live exporter is under Government investigation after footage emerged of Australian bulls being brutally sl...
November 08, 2013, 02:17:43 PMFederal Government scraps welfare advisory group.The group that provided animal welfare policy guidance to the Federal Governmen...
November 08, 2013, 06:44:05 AMImages opposing live animal exports have been beamed on to Dover's famous white cliffs.One of the images projected by Compassion...