Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

Investigation into Bourne Farm, Dorset

Investigation into Bourne Farm, Piddlehinton, Dorset - Allen (Hanford) Ltd.

Clipped footage taken on 1/11/2008 at grid ref: SY 730972.

 

For more information, or full unclipped footage, call Justin Kerswell on 0117 944 1000 or email press@viva.org.uk

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Breakdown of full unclipped footage

Bourne Farm, Piddlehinton - Allen (Hanford) Ltd
Grid ref: SY 730972

1.0 - GPS and that day’s paper. Shots of farrowing sheds

2.32 – close up of sow in farrowing crate

3.20 – shows how restrictive crates are

4.30 – close up of ‘sad looking’ sow

5.25 – radio left on loud

6.25 – four dead piglets in pile inside farrowing pen – pans to another dead piglet nearby and then (7.00) to dying piglet

8.20 – shot of weak piglets

8.30 – shot of tail clippers in dirty water

9.00 – weak piglet shaking and having trouble standing

9.40 – dead piglet in afterbirth

10.00 – shots of dead piglets (same as from 6.25 but from different angle)

11.00 – shot of dying piglet

11.30 – close up of sow in farrowing crate

11.40 – dead piglets

12.00 – piglets huddled together for warmth

12.50 – a piglet that is very weak and appears to be dying

13.50 – a piglet that looks to have been dead for longer than 24-48 hours

14.40 – another dead piglet

15.00 – what appear to be antibiotics

15.40 – ‘cull’ signs on the wall