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Pigs

Viva! expose the scandal of Britain’s battery piglets

Piglets in cages

This isn’t a photo from another country, this is what we found at a farm in Yorkshire that supplies Morrisons supermarkets and is Red Tractor approved. Piglets kept in wire cages stacked three high. Some had fallen onto the concrete floor. Shocking, isn’t it?

Watch our shocking undercover footage and find out more: www.viva.org.uk/batterypiglets

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