Tag Archives: farm animals

This beautiful dairy calf was taken away from her mother. You can save dairy calves by bing vegan. Photo © 123RF Melissa Schalke.

Did You Know My Mother?

by Mary Lynn Did you know my mother? I’m told her name was Belle. I don’t know what she looked like, but have memories of her smell. Did you ever hear my mother? Did her cries pull at your heart? I remember them quite clearly, when the men pulled us apart. Did you drink from […]


Every Second Counts

This graphic very effectively shows how many animals are dying right now. Every second another 287 chickens, almost 4 pigs and more than 1 cow is being slaughtered in the USA for food. The global statistics are staggering. What You Can Do Every second counts in our struggle to save the lives of animals. The […]

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Humane Beef? Truth Masquerading As Satire

Do you believe it is possible to humanely raise and slaughter cows? Perhaps a little satire will change your perspective. Read this excerpt from an article published recently in The Onion. Whether they intended it to or not, every word accurately describes so-called ‘humane’ slaughter. We Raise All Our Beef Humanely On Open Pasture And […]

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Why Care About Farm Animals?

Even if we don’t care about animals, their lives have inherent value. Their lives matter to them whether we value them or not. We are often surprised when told that animals possess human-like intelligence, or demonstrate strong affection towards their families. These stories awaken the realisation that animals are alive, and help us to relate […]

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Rescued Sheep and Lambs Joyfully Reunited

Watch this 50 second excerpt from ‘Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home’ that shows rescued sheep and their lambs being joyfully reunited. ……….     ………. All of the animals shown in this clip were rescued from farms. None of them were killed. Contact me for more information on how you can take lambs off your plate. […]

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Is Killing Animals Ever Morally Excusable?

There almost always comes a point when we have to decide that the dog, cat or horse that we own is better off dead than alive. When your dog is blind, deaf, having seizures and seems to be in constant pain; would it be wrong to keep him alive with constant medical assistance? Would it […]

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More Room to Die

Imagine that you are on Death Row, but innocent of any crime. Clinging to the hope that the legion of supporters working on your case will achieve a breakthrough before it’s too late, you prepare yourself for an update on their campaign. Yet nothing in your recurring nightmares can hold a candle to the news […]

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Giving Animals a Handout

Are you someone who reaches for your wallet every time you see images of animal suffering? Is this the best way to help them? There are far more effective steps you can take to save the lives of animals that wouldn’t even cost you a cent. Please consider these points first to see whether your favourite […]

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How Can You Say Being Vegan is Easy?

Are you someone who gets irate when people tell you it is easy to be vegan? Is it similiar to asking for directions and, after driving up and down the road a dozen times, being told “You can’t miss it”? However, in this instance, I have to say I agree: it is easy to be […]

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Goat’s Milk Kills Kids. Are You Kidding?

Are you considering reducing your dairy consumption by switching from cows to goat’s milk? On compassionate grounds, please take a moment to reconsider your choice. The goat’s milk industry results in the death of thousands of kids every year. While cows give birth to one calf a year, mother goats typically have twins, or even […]