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Horses Beaten With Iron Bars at Abattoir

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

- 1918 days ago -
Graphic undercover footage showing horses being beaten with an iron bar and a rope at an abattoir has prompted the Food Standards Agency to investigate.

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Pat B (356)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 10:02 am
Personally, they can do all the investigating they want, this should be BANNED totally and completely.!!! No slaughter AT ALL.!!!!!

. (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 10:34 am
Nearly every word was just repulsive.

Julie E (405)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:11 am

From article: It comes amid public anger that some of the biggest supermarkets have been selling beefburgers and other products that contained horse meat.

naomi cohen (55)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:12 am
cannot thin of a comment vulgar enough for this news. signed.

Barbara K (60)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:31 am
I hope they stop this. How horrifying for peaceloving horses who harm no one. I couldn't look at the pictures, my friend. Thanks.

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:33 am
I cannot believe what is happening to our beautifull and gracefull horses. We must speak for them as much as possible. It breaks my heart knowing the horrors these horses endure,only to be slaughterd in such a cruel and barberic fashion. No one should be allowed to kill or eat any horse. Please stop.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 12:19 pm
Any sadist who could do this to such wonderful animals deserves to be beaten with iron bars themselves!

Rock H (254)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 3:40 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 5:32 pm

James W (257)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 5:38 pm
Agree with Shelly P Noted

Sunday January 20, 2013, 5:43 pm
I am at a lose for words. Just give me an iron bar and a few minutes alone in a room with them. Thanks Cher

Kate A (10)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:32 pm
S/N, thank you

Tamara Hayes (185)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:34 pm
Am I remiss in thinking that it is asinine that they are concerned about the welfare of the horses as they are about to be ruthlessly slaughtered? Where's the concern about the fact that they are being slaughtered at all? We all have to be a part of the change that needs to take place so that animals can live safe and free without having to be stressed at the sight of one of their fellow species being slaughtered in front of them. I just cannot picture any self respecting veterinarian standing by while innocent animals are slaughtered in front of him, it is beyond my sphere of understanding.

samantha l (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:35 pm
Ridiculous...there's absoutely no reason for this.

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 7:07 pm
Noted! Hope a metal beating takes place on these cowards!

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 7:13 pm
P.S. Absolutely find zero reason NOR the necessity to "watch" graphic videos to get the jest of a petition needing an S & N! In fact, I have decided to ignore all petitions in the future, that feel that their emphasis has to be made by the showing of such barbarism and cruelty...Isn't a headline enough???

. (7)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 7:55 pm
It's bad enough these horses are going to their death, then to be beaten with bars and three crammed in a pen to die, this has to stop, it's horrible. Signed, thanks Cher.

Marianne B (107)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 7:57 pm
Noted. Seems to me the FSA is not working fast enough to ban this kind of atrocity.

pam w (139)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 8:14 pm
NOTHING to say about this that YOU can't imagine!

Shawna S (45)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 8:33 pm

Eve L (57)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 8:45 pm
People with no compassion should be beaten to death. Animals do not deserve this... It's horrible.

Ali Murphy (1)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 9:00 pm
Disgusting!! Hope the people receive some serious pain.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 10:23 pm
This is so awful I can't even open the article. Everyone knows what I think about this! The bastards who do this should be shot and horse slaughtering for meat must be banned!

Leslene Dunn (84)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:18 pm
My God, what monsters do you allow to still roam this earth. These wicked, cruel and callous bastards should be tied up and every day they should be beaten until every bone is broken.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday January 21, 2013, 12:15 am
Those filthy humans need to be treated in the same way that they treat the horses!

Teresa Cowley (274)
Monday January 21, 2013, 1:37 am
This place needs to be shut down totally! In fact, "slaughterhouses" should not exist--if we have too many horses, quit breeding them!
and never, never should animal abuse be tolerated! Yes, they got one employee they say abused the horses--I believe the abuse is pervasive and simply part of the regimen at this slaughterhouse.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Monday January 21, 2013, 1:53 am
I'm with Shelly on this... my most inappropriate words are just a bit longer....

Teresa Cowley (274)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:03 am
Yes, beautifully said Shelly--I completely agree with you!

Danuta W (1248)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:27 am

Past Member (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:08 am
No more animal cruelty, please

Carol H (229)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:15 am
sadly noted

penny C (85)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:53 am

Sam E M (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:49 am
Is there no limit to the savagery of some human beings?

Ruth M (235)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:20 pm
Poor horses just think what else these lowlife could be doing they ATF totally sick!!!

Natalie V (27)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:01 pm
sadly noted

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 2:01 am

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 3:23 am
There is no words for people like this. The only word I can find is bad people!
Poor animals! Thanks Cher
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