Perhaps Sue Kedgley should consult the chooks before freeing them from their cages

February 21, 2012

So we can live in a cage and be turned into Tegel pieces or become free rangers and be cannibalised.

Would the chickens on a certain farm in the Wairarapa – those that are still alive, that is – vote for the Greens, if the franchise was widened to include chooks?

At first blush, they would vote Green, because the Green Party has championed their welfare for years.

In October last year – for example – the Greens joined animal rights groups in calling on the Government to reject the use of colony cages for layer hens.

At that time, the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RNZSPCA) and Save Animals From Exploitation (SAFE) called a press conference to announce their opposition to the cages.

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Why not a tasty slice of pooch pie?

August 17, 2009

Auckland mayor John Banks sounded remarkably sensible, when he championed the idea that a bloke who killed his dog and then roasted it in his backyard be educated rather than put before the courts.

The pooch-eating miscreant certainly does need educating. It seems the bugger doesn’t know the difference between a pitbull terrier-cross and an emu.

Paea Taufa was found cooking his pitbull terrier-cross in an umu pit at his Mangere home in February.
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And a big oink, oink to SAFE

July 2, 2009

A blow has been struck for honest, hard-working pig farmers after the hysteria aroused by animal welfare nutters.

Radio NZ reports –

An investigation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has cleared a Levin piggery of any breaches of the current Code of Welfare for Pigs.

The pig farm was at the centre of a report by Television New Zealand’s Sunday programme which alleged widespread cruelty against animals.

But the MAF inquiry does not support this and the piggery in question has been cleared.
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