Farm animals

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Animals Farmed: bird flu hits the US, superbugs in pigs and the sheep with an enormous fleece
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Ambrose

10, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Greens and animal welfare groups push for Labor to give timeline for live export ban
Opposition says it will recommit to phasing out live sheep exports from Western Australia but has not indicated when it will do so

Calla Wahlquist

05, May, 2022 @3:47 AM

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Country diary: I’m up with the sun, to check on the lambs and yows
Tebay, Cumbria: Some are bouncing around already, some less so. I will only intervene if there is something wrong

Andrea Meanwell

03, May, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Country diary: A push, a pull … and the first calf of spring
Long Dean, Cotswolds: It’s always a happy occasion, but this little heifer in particular carries great significance for our farm

Sarah Laughton

30, Apr, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Sheep shorn of 18kg fleece after three years on the lam
Elusive New Zealand merino sheep named Shrekapo was caught after years in the wilderness and relieved of half his bodyweight in wool

Eva Corlett in Wellington

19, Apr, 2022 @4:04 AM

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Pic to pork – shifts in language from field to fork | Brief letters
Brief letters: Farm animals | Mary Whitehouse effect | The Guardian’s batting average | Silencing The Archers | When AI is helpful

12, Apr, 2022 @5:09 PM

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Animals Farmed: egg crisis, new farmed fish killing rules and decoding pig grunts
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Ambrose

12, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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KFC faces backlash over ‘misleading’ portrayal of UK chicken farming
Activist footage appearing to show severe overcrowding and dead birds differs from KFC film by YouTube influencer

Andrew Wasley

12, Apr, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Farm animals and humans should be treated the same, children say
Moral hierarchy giving different value to different animals is learned during adolescence, survey suggests

Steven Morris

11, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Danes revel in ‘dancing cow day’ for first time since Covid outbreak
National event to mark organic dairy cattle’s release from winter barns has been online only since 2020

Helen Russell in Jutland

09, Apr, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Bullfighting still benefits from millions of euros a year in EU farming subsidies
Public funds to farms breeding bulls keeping ‘cruel practice’ of bullfighting alive, say animal rights campaigners

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

18, Mar, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Former senior RSPCA officers launch campaign to repair ‘broken’ animal welfare system
Experts launch Australian Alliance for Animals to push for independent national animal welfare commission

Calla Wahlquist

14, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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