Shock as ‘CANNIBAL PIGS’ discovered on UK farm that provides TESCO
Undercover animal rights activists recorded a sow being eaten alive on the Hogwood Pig Farm earlier this month.
Photographs from the Viva group present a pig slumped on the bottom as three others, noses smeared with blood, gnaw at its hind legs.
Viva, who advocates for veganism, has revisited the positioning after initially reporting situations at Oxhill Farm, Warks, final yr.
Officers who investigated alleged violations in 2017 discovered no wrongdoing and Tesco continued to make use of it as a provider.
This prompted the marketing campaign group to assessment the positioning and report the situations on the 16,000 pig farm.
Founder Juliet Gellatley stated, “Anybody with a coronary heart to see the state of animals on in the present day’s fashionable farms would need manufacturing facility farming to finish.”
The Every day Star yesterday tried to contact Hogwood Farm proprietor Brian Hobill, however was unable to talk to him.
Following claims final yr, he stated the images taken by an “extremist group” didn’t characterize the final well being of his animals.
Nevertheless, he admitted, “There seem like loopholes within the elimination of lifeless animals.”
Tesco is investigating.
Pink Tractor, the UK’s largest assured meals requirements program, stated: “The newest inspection on 6 July did elevate an incidence of low stage tail bites.