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Animals  (tags: sheep, imprisoned, boredom, cruelty, suffering, ban battery sheep, factory farming, investigation )

Simone
- 1227 days ago - animalsaustralia.org
A 2004 investigation by Animals Australia in a wool factory farm in Victoria revealed hundreds of sheep being confined in a shed in tiny individual pens in order to produce 'ultra-fine wool' for high end fashion garments such as suits. Investigators



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ElenaNoFwdsPls M. (128)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:57 am
Signed and Shared on FB
 

NICKY MELVILLE (118)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:06 am
Signed thanks Simone. Forwarded to friends. This is sick and unimaginably cruel. How CAN people think this is right?
 

Simon Pearson (97)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:07 am
Thanks Simone.
An expose of this dirty business has been screened her in Australia this evening. For a so called "advanced country" Australia is the "pits" when it comes to animal farming. I've argued with governments of different political persuasion about the live sheep trade. They do nothing but blow smoke and hot air. Same with evrything else, and there is a long list.
I added the comment: "Australia has an appalling track record in regards to cruelty to sheep. The "Live Sheep Trade", "Museling" and now "Battery Sheep".
What next ?!!"
 

. (1)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:07 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone.
 

Hege Torset (43)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:25 am
Noted and signed.
 

Mike M. (55)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:28 am
N&S
 

Alice C. (1797)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:46 am
Signed
 

Pam F. (227)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:04 am
VILE - definitely signed and shared , thanks Simone.
 

Andrea Nemec (217)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:10 am
Noted, signed and sent! Thanks Simone!
 

Sharon Balloch (132)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:12 am
Signed and sickened.. how cruel man is.. thanks
 

Regina P. (79)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:03 am
Noted & signed. Thanks
 

Lindsey Williams (234)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:12 am
Signed and noted! Thank you Simone.
 

Michele Hollow (185)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:19 am
Signed and noted. Thanks!
 

Kay M. (351)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:30 am
done.
 

Teresa W. (691)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:46 am
noted, signed and forwarded, thank you
 

Andrew Butt (84)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:59 am
Signed and noted.
 

. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:09 am
Contributed 2 sigs. Me and hubby
 

Esther Z. (101)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:12 am
Noted and signed.
 

. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:37 am
Signed thanks.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:39 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Lone Wolf (1399)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:39 am
noted and signed
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:55 am
Gladly signed & noted. Thank you, Simone.
 

Kate A. (10)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:05 am
Signed, Noted, Forwarded
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:23 am
signed and forwarded, thanks Simone
 

Helen Avila (175)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:24 am
signed and noted.
 

Dannielle P. (26)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:35 am
Signed
 

carlee trent (11)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:38 am
SIGN AND SHARED
 

John S. (304)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:39 am
Signed and noted.
 

Beth M. (244)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:43 am
Signed and shared on FB.
 

Valerie H. (135)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:51 am
Thank you...VERY gladly signed!!
 

Simone D. (1485)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:51 am

Thank you so much everybody! I really do appreciate this!
 

Ruth McD (725)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:00 am
Signed. So cruel. The people that do this to the sheep should be put in a confined pen and left. Thanks Simone.
 

Mia H. (270)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:12 am
Action taken, thank you Simone.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:14 am
Noted and signed.
 

Nina Anghel (8)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:15 am
noted, thanks!
 

. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:25 am
Signed and horrified!
 

Ira M. (211)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:26 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!
 

Al C. (7)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:27 am
Thank you.
 

Agnes Wojciechowska (152)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:29 am
signed, thanks
 

jill Campbell (14)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:42 am
I've just watched the video and signed the petition. People who pay for all these extreme fashions may not have any idea where the wool comes from and how these sheep are sacrificed.
I'm shocked and horrified and think that perhaps billboards should be put up in cities where people buy this wool the most......
 

. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:58 am
Signed and posted to Facebook.
 

Maria P. (151)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:06 am
how sick!!!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:15 am
This is awful how would they like it if their family members was treated that way for their hair.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:17 am
Sick, Sick, Sick
 

Laura Mattei (117)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:20 am
Dear Simone, three signatures for those mascalzoni: my father's, Nelu's and mine. Brutti sporcaccioni.
Noted, thank oyu
 

Maryanne C. (111)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:21 am
noted and signed,thanks Simone
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:24 am
signed 2 times for me and my son. Noted
 

Mike H. (221)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:29 am
Letter sent thanks Simone
 

Ritva J. (111)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:53 am
Noted and signed.
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:11 am
Noted, signed and shared.
 

Brittany D. (28)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:20 am
Signed
 

nata m. (63)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:48 am
signed
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:49 am
I have to agree with Simon about Australia's track record when it comes to the sheep..its really appalling. Thanks Simone...
 

Joan for Peace (441)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:53 am
noted, signed , posted, and tweeted
 

Eric Drage (4)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:01 pm
For the World
Why not make a legal tender from something that doesnt have a limiting factor like gold and silver. Use something like wood, a resource that we can replenish. not to mention all the other benefits from planting trees, helping end poverty and hunger and terraform terrain in order to bring much needed Non-GMO (that negatively impacts the nutritional value of the product) vegetation to places of the earth that have been in much need. Humanity needs a new paradigm and Free Energies Technology needs to be put ahead of war techs and war profiteering (They've gone far enough dont ya think). Humans Need to come together as one, for Truth and Good. Start caring about having to monitor governing and "Secret Societies". For they can corrupt and thats the sort of predicament Humanity finds it self in.
 

Kim O. (399)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:15 pm
Noted, signed and sent! Thanks for this one Simone!!
 

Robert Tomlinson (65)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:20 pm
Signed & Noted!
I do not understand how the authorities do no equate this with animal abuse.
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:27 pm
Action taken, thanks!
 

Cindy C. (125)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:31 pm
Signed and noted with thanks
 

Patrick Donovan (318)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:35 pm
Remenber this story the next time you order a sweater or similar garment made with extra fine wool!
 

Sadia C. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:36 pm
Signed.
 

Bruce Van Tassell (7)
Monday May 23, 2011, 12:51 pm
I just got a New Zealand wool sweater that wore all winter long, kept warm and love it. Aussies perhaps it was a long time ago were proud of their sheep, what happened. Giving in to world demand and losing respect for the sheep and themselves.
 

Judith H. (27)
Monday May 23, 2011, 1:05 pm
horrible, signed
 

Helen C. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 1:19 pm
so cruel....makes you hate people sometimes!!!!
 

Bambi G. (81)
Monday May 23, 2011, 1:38 pm
signed
 

Ralph F. (64)
Monday May 23, 2011, 1:54 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 2:04 pm
Signed, tu. Perhaps you can tell from my avatar that I am especially fond of sheep.
 

Luisa A. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 2:08 pm
poor animals around the world! they endure so much cruelty and yet being use to produce people things and food and still not treated with cpmapssion and respect. I personally dont like to use anything from an animal, leather,fur etc. It belongs to them not to us, sad they are killed and mistreated for this.
 

Krasimira B. (175)
Monday May 23, 2011, 2:13 pm
Agree with Simon. All is said... Signed, thank you Simone.
 

Mariette G. (150)
Monday May 23, 2011, 2:16 pm
This is soooo sick and cruel! Signed. Thanks Simone!
 

Ruth S. (304)
Monday May 23, 2011, 2:30 pm
Signed, Animals always suffer at the hands of Greedy humans!
 

Pastor Tim Redfern (599)
Monday May 23, 2011, 2:37 pm
Signed and noted.
Thanks, Simone.
 

Shirley H. (49)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:40 pm
Sadly Signed and forwarded to my Facebook page.
Shirley H.
 

AniMae Chi (410)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:43 pm
Thank you for taking a moment to speak up for animals!
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:47 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone.
 

Kelsey C. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:53 pm
Noted and signed.
 

John Williams (36)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:53 pm
signed. Thank you, Simone, as always a worthy petion from you.
 

Pat B. (354)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:56 pm
Thank you, Simone. Signed.
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Monday May 23, 2011, 3:56 pm
Signed. I'll never understand why people think it's OK to keep animals in such conditions. All you have to do is look into the eyes so animals to see they are gentle would who do not deserve the harsh treatment they too often receive ..
 

Susan D. (116)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:00 pm
Signed of course. Shared in Facebook. ty Simone, sheep have a special place in my heart too.
 

Sharon F. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 4:27 pm
Yikes! There is sooo much animal abuse. Where is religion on this issue? Ask your clrgy person.
 

Constance F. (434)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:04 pm
Thank you very much for posting. Letter sent.
 

Alison A. (236)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:12 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Simone.
 

Anne K. (129)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:24 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Simone.
 

Nimue P. (249)
Monday May 23, 2011, 5:41 pm
Signed, noted.
 

Karen B. (84)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:04 pm
Probably most people don't realize the suffering endured to produce wool (perhaps it should be the responsibility of everyone to find out just where everything they buy comes from)
Maybe they wouldn't care anyway . . . . . . .
( I'm sure MOST people know where meat and fur come from)
I often wonder about the people who run these Factory Farms,
have they no feelings, no empathy?
All I have to do is look at a video or see a picture, to have my heart broken.
And these people are right there seeing and hearing all the misery.
Day after day after day after . . . . .
Guess it's all about the bank roll!
 

Susan Lynch (126)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:13 pm
Noted & signed.
 

MmAwayAwhile M. (457)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:17 pm
OH SO SIGNED...Thank you Simone!
 

Ron Avila (20)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:32 pm
signed.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (145)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:39 pm
Signed, Thanks Simone.
 

Jeanne J. (55)
Monday May 23, 2011, 6:48 pm
sickening...
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 7:11 pm
Signed, noted. Yes Australia has a bad rep regarding animal cruelty, as do many other countries, and I'm ashamed and mortified by what is done to animals here, as I hope you all are by what is done in your own countries. As an Australian I can happily say I'm vegan and I don't use animal products - wonder if you all can say the same. Thanks Simone.
 

Rhonda Maness (602)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:08 pm
signed
Thanks Simone
 

. (0)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:09 pm
Yet another method of cruelty. DANG!!!
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:28 pm
signed, thnx.
 

T. A. H. (39)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:29 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Marilyn M. (143)
Monday May 23, 2011, 8:43 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Simone.
 

Penelope Ryan (176)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:28 pm
Thank you dear Simone, those poor babies, makes me sick to think how they suffer.
 

Michelle S. (456)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:30 pm
Poor, poor things. Noted, signed, forwarded. TY >^..^< Michelle
 

Susan S. (191)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:30 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Angela Weber (27)
Monday May 23, 2011, 9:38 pm
What will we come up with next!? How sad and TOTALLY UNNECESSARY.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:11 pm
signed and noted
 

Walter Firth (45)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:20 pm
Noted and signed Simone.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Monday May 23, 2011, 10:26 pm
Signed & Shared on Facebook!
 

Ioana B. (132)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:10 pm
Noted,signed,shared,thank you
 

Penelopa Tufis (53)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:29 pm
Noted, signed, spread it. Thank you all
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:35 pm
signed and noted
 

Oceana Ellingson (14)
Monday May 23, 2011, 11:49 pm
Action took
 

Fran F. (112)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 12:46 am
Signed! Thank you, Simone.
 

gerlinde p. (161)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 1:08 am
signed ty
 

Genoveva M M. (326)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 2:18 am
Signed and noted thanks Simone
 

Bracha Kay (31)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 2:59 am
Sheep don't deserve solitary confinement! Thanks Simone, signed.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 3:31 am
noted, signed, ty
 

NICKY MELVILLE (118)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 3:44 am
Signed Thanks Simone. I had a typical politically non-commital letter about sheep and live export the other day from the government, in reply to a letter I had sent to julia Gillard, where they obviously were trying to say it was OTHER countries that are causing the abuse and they would do all in their power to try educate THEM about the care of the sheep! that is why we need to bombard them with the fact that we are not going to let them get away with condoning things like his horrible sheep penning, which they cannot deny is HERE, in AUSTRALIA, not in the Middle East!! We have to keep the thumb screws on, as the present government will only act if there is enough fuss and they think it might be political suicide, for them not to!!
 

Lilo Prinz (23)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 4:29 am
signed!
 

jacqui b. (28)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 5:06 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 5:25 am
Signed and shared.
 

Diane Patrick (46)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 5:25 am
Poor animals! Being tortured by humans once again. Signed
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 6:13 am
Gladly done!
ty
 

Irene Ling (23)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 6:36 am
Signed and noted , thank you .
 

Lynda K. (35)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 7:08 am
Thanks for sharing Simone, noted and signed and shared. Yes Australia is certainly taking the cake in animal cruelty these days. Whatever happened to the Australians love of animals :(
 

Elizabeth R. (10)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 7:27 am
Noted and signed.

Compassion in Factory Farming is a good charity =)
 

Danica R. (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 7:49 am
signed
 

Reynard Loki (16)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 7:51 am
Thanks Simone. Noted, signed, tweeted. http://twitter.com/#!/13point7billion/status/73037920910573568
 

DORIS L. (61)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 8:32 am
Signed.
 

Suzanne Hall (7)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 8:59 am
Won't watch the video, but did sign the letter!
 

Kimberly B. (120)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 9:05 am
signed...thank you Simone!
 

J. R. (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 9:30 am
Signed.

Our signatures are not good enough, we must end immediately to buy all products related to sheep production!
Meat & wool. No demand will end such the quickest. Please participate!
 

Renee A. (4)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 9:48 am
signed & noted with thanks
 

Marzia F. (38)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 10:05 am
Noted and signed
 

Emilia Boccagna (15)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 11:50 am
signed
 

Charles B. (19)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 11:54 am
Action taken.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 12:23 pm
signed and noted, thanks Simone
 

Annmarie Garcia (12)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 12:36 pm
i have taken action and i will cntainted till it is stop i will tell every one i know
 

Gudrun D. (417)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 1:01 pm
Action taken - thanks Simone!
 

resignd Cannot remove (139)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 2:33 pm
Noted and signed. This is horrible cruelty. To deny an animal the sunshine and fresh air and free movement to frolic in the fields and graze for the purpose of ultra-fine and ultra expensive wool is unforgivable. "Just because we can" is their excuse. Hope their maker finds an equivalent punishment like penning them on the edge of eternity watching the others enjoy a normal existence.
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 3:12 pm
Noted and signed with sadness.
I could not bring myself to watch the video today..but I will another day.
Thank you for the article and video (still to be watched) Simone.
Albert Schweitzer "Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself, find peace"."
 

Mary T. (186)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 3:34 pm
Noted and signed thanks Simone.
 

Shirley S. (174)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 6:52 pm
Action taken
 

ellen m. (222)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 11:36 pm
Noted & signed. As greed is their motivator, I wrote
HAPPY SHEEP=BETTER QUALITY WOOL! I figured you catch more creeps with money......
 

Jo Ilijay (6)
Tuesday May 24, 2011, 11:41 pm
noted and signed, thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 12:06 am
Signed and noted. Thanx for the forward Nicky, and thanx for the post Simone!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 12:44 am
Signed!
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 2:25 am
Signed and noted.
 

Simone D. (1485)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 11:11 am

Thank you so much everybody! Just awesome!
 

holly masih (64)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 11:25 am
Hi.SIgned the petition.Hope it helps.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 2:51 pm
This abuse has been going on for how many years!
 

Jeanette Steffi G. (189)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 9:43 pm
done
 

Pat A. (116)
Thursday May 26, 2011, 5:42 am
Thanks Nicky for the alert on this - signed of course - how Australia, which is not only a new and modern country but ENNOORRRMMOOUUSSS can lend itself to such backward-thinking cruel behaviour I do not know - it isn't as if they haven't any space to put the animals in!
 

Margaret S. (70)
Thursday May 26, 2011, 3:49 pm
Thank you for taking a moment to speak up for animals!
Thnx Simone,bloody awful!!!
 

Valerie W. (52)
Friday May 27, 2011, 1:51 pm
Signed & noted, thanks Simone! I couldn't watch the video, but I can only imagine the terror, pain, panic, & horror those poor animals endure! :( We do not, or, will not, buy wool products, nor do we eat the poor creatures! We're trying very hard to become vegetarian, one step at a time. As much as my teen daughter wanted a pair of those "Ug" boots, she quickly changed her mind when she found out they use real sheep fleece!
 

Dianne D. (463)
Friday May 27, 2011, 3:38 pm
petition signed. You don't hear that much about sheep factory farms, but we need to get that stopped.
 

Linda M. (40)
Thursday June 2, 2011, 3:18 am
Signed - I love my sheep -mine roam free in my olive grove - thy have personalities, have a sense of humour and need social interation

I an going to use the fleece from my rescued sheep to make cruelty free wol doonas
 

Phyllis P. (413)
Thursday June 2, 2011, 9:20 am
Sorry I am late, but I signed
 

back soon no-mail (388)
Wednesday June 8, 2011, 1:53 pm
"Thank you for taking a moment to speak up for animals!"
 
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