Live exports

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Animals farmed: BSE in Brazil, UK pork crisis and radical Dutch plan to cut livestock numbers
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt

14, Sep, 2021 @8:26 AM

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Live animal exports are being used as cover by smugglers, say NGOs
Huge vessels used to transport farm animals are an attractive option for criminals smuggling drugs, arms and people

Sophie Kevany

18, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Animals farmed: EU cage-ban moves closer, magic of horse power and ‘egg-mageddon’
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Clare Horton

13, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Animals to be formally recognised as sentient beings in UK law
Set of government measures will include halting most live animal exports and a ban on hunting trophy imports

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

12, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How nearly 3,000 cattle came to be stranded at sea for three months
After being refused entry to several countries on health grounds, the surviving animals were ordered back to Spain for slaughter

Sophie Kevany

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Protests at 'inhumane' export of live horses to Japan for food
Activists seek ban on flying horses to Japan with thousands sent every year from Canada and France

Ashifa Kassam

27, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Stranded cattle ship ordered to dock in Spain after 'hellish' three months at sea
Almost 180 bulls believed to be already dead as campaigners call for surviving animals to be humanely slaughtered on arrival in port

Sophie Kevany and Ashifa Kassam

18, Mar, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Cows might fly: Ireland to jet calves to Europe to cut travel time
Expanding dairy herds have seen surplus male calves shipped to the continent for veal, but there is unease over welfare conditions

Ella McSweeney

06, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Cattle stranded on ship to be destroyed in port as second vessel returns to Spain
Spanish officials say animals must be put down after two months at sea as owners struggled to find buyer because of disease fears

Sophie Kevany and Ashifa Kassam

01, Mar, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Cattle stranded at sea 'face immediate slaughter' if ship docks in Spain, says manager
Livestock company still hopes to find a buyer for animals on board ship for two months, after rejection by Turkey and Libya

Sophie Kevany

25, Feb, 2021 @12:28 PM

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EU revealed to be world's biggest live animal exporter
Bloc exported more than 1.6 billion chickens, pigs, sheep, goats and cattle in 2019, but faces criticism over welfare failings

Sophie Kevany

27, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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England and Wales to ban live animal exports in European first
Environment secretary hails ‘Brexit success’ for animal welfare, but poultry to be excluded and Northern Ireland exempted

Sophie Kevany

03, Dec, 2020 @6:02 AM

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