Ban Gestation Crates in japan!

Breeding sows are impregnated  (through artificial insemination or copulation with  boars) about 8 months after their birth. After impregnation, each sow is placed into a gestation crate (also known as a sow stall) – A metal crate or cage with a bare slatted floor. Is so narrow that she can’t even turn around or stretch. She stays in this crate for the whole of the gestational period (115 days). Shortly before giving birth, she is moved into a farrowing crate. A farrowing crate (or, stall) is similar to a gestation crate but with bars at the sides thorough which the newborn piglets (who are kept in a small enclosure, next…

” Compassion for All Animals” T-shirt limited-supply sale begins

Due to popular demand, we’ve created the “Compassion for all animals” T-shirt with a limited supply. Refreshing design for the spring & summer born out of the logo for the March for Animals held on 2020/1/26. Being 100% organic cotton, it’ll be perfect for the upcoming seasons. Sales end when the supply goes away, so order early. Order from the website below (recommended for those buying multiple), or purchase one via PayPal from the bottom of this page. https://arcj.thebase.in/ To buy just one “Compassion for all animals” T-shirt: * There will be a shipping fee for each shirt.  If purchasing multiple, we recommend https://arcj.thebase.in/ “Compassion for all animals” T-shirt ¥2,200(including…

HORIZON FARMS, caring about animal welfare since the beginning, declares stall-free

After considering animal welfare alone, HORIZON FARMS, which is committed to free-range grazing, has made a stall-free declaration, promising to never lock mother pigs into gestation stalls, now and in the future.  According to HORIZON FARMS staff, they make procurements while constantly checking with rigorous eyes whether especially the pregnant pigs are spending time relaxed, whether they have good care during child bearing, and whether the interactions between piglets and mother pigs are realized. At HORIZON FARM, which asserts that “In low-cost, high-volume animal agriculture, animal welfare is ignored. We never compromise the health of the animals and the consumers for the sake of increasing productivity”, they offer meat from…

PETITION:Ban Gestation Crates in Japan!

This is a picture taken at a pig farm in Japan in 2017. This is called the gestation crate, namely, “crate for mother pig,” which is being used in almost all pig farms throughout Japan. Please help, sign the petition! https://www.change.org/p/meat-packing-industry-ban-gestation-crates-in-japan In Japan, mother pigs for breeding are raised one by one in a constrained situation like this. The width of each crate is so small that the mother pig cannot even change her position in the crate.   Gestation crates in Japan (taken in 2013~2017) https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrightscenter/collections/72157687918358796/   The use of gestation crates has already been banned in many countries, but is still legal in Japan (88.6% of Japanese pig…

Petition to ban “Pig Rodeo” in Seiyo City, Ehime Prefecture

It’s been decided that the pig rodeo will be discontinued in 2017. http://www.arcj.org/animals/sacrifice/00/id=884 What is Pig Rodeo? The event called ;Okuchi no Umi Carnival; in the town of Mikame, Seiyo City, Ehime Prefecture, is where the Pig Rodeo takes place. The ;Pig Rodeo; is a contest consisting of people getting on the back of a pig and riding it as long as possible. This event has been held for more than 25 years with 10 pigs being used in the 2015 event. • The unwilling pigs squeal • They develop red, swollen necks and struggle to breathe • Some pigs stumble or are unable to walk, others drag their feet…