A Meat and Dairy Article from All-Creatures.org

The Horrific Process Called 'Live Export'

From TheSaveMovement.org
June 2022

2,000,000,000 animals including pigs, cows, sheep, chickens and fishes are transported around the world on ships and even airplanes each year.

Watch "What they don't want you to see" on youtube HERE. And also read The Horrifying Reality of Live Export

cow live export

Up to 120,000 sheep or 25,000 cows are held captive on a single ship which can travel for up to five weeks by sea. Sometimes this can be much longer if the journeys have been delayed, and it is not uncommon to see vessels held up for months.

During heatwaves, the temperatures and humidity become so unbearable that thousands of animals can die on board just one ship. Mothers are forced to give birth in cramped squalid conditions and their babies are often trampled to death.

In 2018, for the first time in history cameras captured what life is like on a live sheep vessel traveling from Australia, and exposed the animal agriculture industry for inflicting extreme unimaginable suffering upon sentient beings who just want to live.

live animal exports

The Live Export Process:

  • Animals are born on farms and taken away from their parents.
  • Chicks can be exported at just a day old, and calves and lambs are only weeks old.
  • They can endure up to 50 hours of road travel before they are transferred into feeding lots/quarantine areas where they can be held for up to a week before embarking the ship.
  • They can be forced to wait for long periods in queues at the ports before being loaded onto the ships during summer months the temperature inside the trucks may reach over 50 degrees and many will be without food or water.
  • After their journey, animals often endure upto 50 hours further travel by land to farms or slaughterhouses where they will be violently killed.

live export ship

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