by Juliet Gellatley, Viva!'s founder and director It’s the start of another year, but before we get going with all the amazing plans we have for 2017 let’s look at just some of what we achieved together for animals in 2016!
I was sat in the bar close to my home and one of my neighbour’s fumed up to me, she had morphed into the Welsh dragon. Nostrils flaring and when she spoke, words as furious as fire flamed out of her. I was shocked at her anger but remained still. The source of the vitriol? I had ‘made...
Permanently caged in a barren environment;
with trimmed beaks, brittle bones, foot lesions;
with overcrowding causing social and physical stress as well as feather pecking and cannibalism...
These 'enriched cages' allow each bird a space just larger than one A4 size sheet of paper.
Every minute of every hour of every day of every week, for 72 weeks, before being removed for slaughter.