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Ex-Breeding Cow Gives Birth to the Very First Calf She Will Keep Forever (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, breeding cow, sanctuary, mother, calf, bonding, lifetime )

- 212 days ago -
In the meat industry, breeding cows, like most farm animals, are often perceived as mere commodities - available only to push out calf after calf until they too follow in their babies' footsteps and are sold for slaughter
Hillside Update : Freedom Food Pig Farmer Is NOT to Be Prosecuted...
Offbeat  (tags: crime, cruelty, animals, farm animals, suffering, rescued )

- 318 days ago -
Hillside's investigators had taken at the farm. Finally, after a five month RSPCA 'investigation' during which an RSPCA Chief Inspector described conditions on the farm as 'totally unacceptable', they have now informed us that their vet will not support
Must-See Video: Father Frank Mann's Conversion to Veganism
Offbeat  (tags: personal awakening, plight of animals, farm animals, factory farms, animal cruelty, veganism, spiritual life, animal rights, peaceful world )

- 605 days ago -
Father Mann recently had a deep personal awakening to the plight of animals, and has since incorporated the values of veganism and animal rights into his spiritual life and vision of a more just and peaceful world.
Rescue Ranch Makes a Difference for Farm Animals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, farm animals )

- 786 days ago -
Founded in 1989, Animal Place advocates on behalf of farmed animals, while promoting a vegan lifestyle and nurturing compassion for all living beings. Nestled on 600-acres, Animal Place's Grass Valley sanctuary is home to 300 rescued cows, pigs, chickens
ACTION ALERT: Say NO to "Humane" Farming Giveaway! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: no humane farming, farm animals, cruelty, slaughtered, killed, giveaway, care2 )

- 857 days ago -
There's no such thing as humane farming because there's no such thing as humane killing and humane exploiting.
Farm Sanctuary Opens Animal Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: farm sanctuary, farm animals, farm animals welfare, animal hospital )

- 928 days ago -
A hospital for unfortunate farm animals has been completed at Farm Sanctuary's New York location. The first of it's kind, its emergency room will help save the lives of many animals including baby cows, pigs, chickens and goats.
More Than 100,000 People to the UN: "The Humane Future We Want for Farm Animals"
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, petition, conference, animal welfare, worldwide )

- 941 days ago -
This week at the United Nations in New York City, WSPA handed nearly 110,000 petition signatures to the Executive Coordinators of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
EU Votes to Spend £1.8million on Homeopathy for Farm Animals
Offbeat  (tags: european union, controversy, voting, over million pounds, homeopathy, farm animals )

- 1183 days ago -
European politicians yesterday voted to spend £1.8million on research into homeopathy for farm animals. The European Parliament's agriculture committee agreed to spend two million euros - part funded by British taxpayers' money
Great Escapes
Offbeat  (tags: escapes, farm animals, slaughterhouses, rescued, compassion sanctuary )

- 1245 days ago -
Cows don't often make headlines, but when they do, they can make a little history as well. Such was the case in Hopkintown, Massachusetts, when a 1,600-pound Holstein named Emily jumped over a five-foot-high gate at a local slaughterhouse in November
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, protection, bravehearts, redlands farm, animal advocate )

- 1248 days ago -
Please join us in signing this Petition to Steinhoff International supporting a lease extension that will enable Cherie Sindall to stay on at Redlands Farm to continue the great work of BRAVEHEARTS, in helping care for the rural domestic animals and live
Links to Animal Rights Organizations That Operate Refuges and Sanctuaries for Farmed Animals
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, rescued, home, sancturies, kindness, compassions )

- 1257 days ago -
Sanctuaries where farm animals are rescued and safe from abuse and can live their lives there in peace.
"Humane" Farming: What Do All the Labels Mean?
Offbeat  (tags: humane farming, lies, animals, killed, farm animals, free roaming, labels )

- 1283 days ago -
Free-range animals are also killed in the same slaughterhouses as factory farmed animals, and in the same brutal way. When you hear the words "free-range egg-laying hens" or "free-roaming chicken", you probably imagine these birds, whether they are
Escape From the Slaughterhouse Truck
Offbeat  (tags: pigs, farm animals, slaughterhouses, escapes, resuce, suffering )

- 1315 days ago -
Once I had gathered my bearings, the first thing that hit me was the smell. It was unbearable, still not too unfamiliar to my conditions before awakening in this place but even then I never became accustomed to the smell. The smell of urine and feces
Celebrate 2010's Legislative Victories for Animals!
Offbeat  (tags: politiccans, victories, farm animals, animals welfare, legalisation )

- 1446 days ago -
With the help of our awe-inspiring Advocacy Brigade, the ASPCA fought for and celebrated major legislative victories for both companion and farm animals in 2010. Whether you wrote letters to your legislators to express concern about a federal or state
Campaigners' Horror at Cloned Food on Supermarket Shelves
Offbeat  (tags: cloned animals, farm animals, campaigners, horrified, supermarket shelver, animal cruelty )

- 1460 days ago -
They said there is "insufficient" research into the impact of cloned food on human health, and warned it is "impossible" to say whether genetic weakness is being bred into the food supply.

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