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    Helping animals is not difficult and time-consuming, or even expensive. It's about being informed of the abuse and cruelty animals are subjected to through factory farming. First and foremost it is about knowing which choices to make at the supermarket. The simple act of grocery shopping and buying free-range alternatives Read More
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    By MARLISE RICHTER(reproduced with permission: The Daily Maverick)This week I drove into a local shopping centre to pick up some last-minute groceries. Parked next to me was an open bakkie with a flat cage balanced on the back. The cage was narrow, roughly made and crammed full of chickens. I Read More
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Helping animals is not difficult and time-consuming, or even expensive. It's about being informed of the abuse and cruelty animals are subjected to through factory farming. First and foremost it is about knowing which choices to make at the supermarket. The simple act of grocery shopping and buying free-range alternatives provides the greatest opportunity to vote for kinder farming methods. There are important decisions to be made everytime you shop: Factory farms: unfortunately do exist because uninformed shoppers purchase their products. If you disagree with the way intelligent pigs, for example, are confined to metal stalls/crates or laying hens that are crushed into cages, and the general bad treatment of mass produced farmed animals, join the growing number of South Africans who choose free range alternatives to factory-farmed products. Think twice about ham and bacon: There are 100 000 breeding sows in South Africa producing the piglets that provide ham and bacon and other pork products. Most of these pregnant sows spend their entire lives in metal cages known as stalls and crates, in which they cannot move backwards, forwards or sideways. They never get to use the legs they were born with. Think twice about eggs: Egg-laying hens on Read More
Compassion in World Farming (South Africa) falls under the umbrella of The Humane Education Trust which supplies a magazine entitled Animal Voice, as well as educational resources to schools, consumers and the public at large. Our work is holistic and includes the well-being of children, as much as of animals. In addition, we appeal to consumers to make a difference to our planet through their buying power. Only with your help can we achieve better lives for farmed animals. Become part of this revolution towards ‘Lives worth Living’ by making a monthly donation, a once-off donation, fund raising, leaving a gift in your will or giving a gift in memory of a loved one. You can support us... Make a Donation Online Every donation received is spent wisely and valued by us. Your generous support will help us to prevent the cruelty and abuse that farm animals across South Africa are subjected to.  With a donation of R1000,00 or more, you will be entitled to an Animal Voice subscription for one year. Donate any amount via our givengain Cause account. Direct Donations / Monthly Donations Becoming a monthly donator is one of the most powerful and effective ways to support us. As Read More

Animal Voice - September 2015 issue is out!

The latest issue of Animal Voice is out! Inside this issue: The University of Stellenbosch shines a light on the way forward for the animals, South Africa’s Rosie Kunneke is arrested for throwing herself between a pod of pilot whales and their killers, Countdown to the end of stalls for breeding sows - 16 months until ban deadline and more...
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DAFF attempts to obfuscate the truth!

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in apparent co-operation with the SA battery egg industry, has called for comment to an amended draft of labelling regulations - which obfuscate the truth!  read-more

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