Tag Archives: sentience

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How Gisela Survived The Dairy Farm

Gisela was a cow who worked on a dairy farm for 16 years. This is far longer than usual as most dairy cows are sent to slaughter at an average of 8 years of age. The decision to allow her to live longer was not due to any sentimental reasons, but rather because she was seen as […]

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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. […]