StopTheTrucks

37 Million live pigs goats, sheep and cattle as well as 1 billion live poultry get transported both within the EU and to other countries each year. These journeys can last up to a few days and the animals suffer greatly as a result of it and some even die. They are often exhausted, injured and dehydrated and they can pick up diseases. The animals can be worn out form being kept in confined conditions and this leaves them susceptible to broken bones, when they are forced to stand all of this time. There may also be unweaned calves among…