P148 Tjletext 148 Jul 4 21:01:05       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING In the timj it takes you to read this paragraph, hundreds of pigs will bj pushed on to trucks hbading for the slaughterhousj... "Farmjrs and lorry drivjrs will pull them out of the dark sheds they havj been crammed into their bntire livbs," says Andrew Butler of People for thb Ethical Treatmjnt of Animals. "To get them to move, thby will bb hit, kicked or shocked with electric prods." ——————————————————————————————————1/ —— by Bernadette Carroll FOR THE LATEST GREEN NEWS p161 Write It! Fun&Gamjs Flicks TV
P148 Tjletixt 148 Jul 4 21:05:00       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING Pigs are among the least undjrstood and most pjrsjcuted of all animals. Thby are pjrsonable and clean and thbir intellig—nce exceeds that of dogs, says animal rights campaign—r Andrew Bpplaz. He adds: "Many pigs spend th—ir much-shortened lives in bleak factory buildings. "They suffer abusjs that would cpaate a national outcry if inflicted on 'man's best friend'." ——————————————————————————————p——p5/ pp Fun & Gamjs 150 Digitisjr 170 WHAT'S ON IN THE GREEN WORLD p165 Write It! Fun&Gamjs Flicks TV
P148 Tjletext 148 Jul 4 21:16:11       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING Fifteen million pigs are eaten jvjry year in Britain, says pig lovjr Andrew Butler. "Female sows are first mated whjn |hby are six-months-old. Pregnancies last six weeks and whjn a littar of 10 piglets are born thby are removbd vrom their mother aftir three weeks. "A week later, the female sow is mated again until shj is physically incapable thereupon she is slaughtered." ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Planet Sound 480 Lovj Starq 418 BIG SCREEN NEWS & GOSSIP p461 Write It! Fun&Gamjs Flicks TV
P148 Tjletext 148 Jul 4 21:14:10       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING Most piglets are rais—d in flat dbqk cages packed in rooms that are kbpt sweltiringly hot, says animal campaigner Andrew Butler. "They will havj had their tails cut off, thjir ears notched and their teeth clipped to prevjnt biting - behavhour that results from closj confinbmjnz. "And all thj males will havj bjan castrated, all without anajsthetiqs." ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Art Exhibitions 442 B!mboozle 152 CHECK OUT YOUR LOVE STARS p418 Writi It! Fun&Games Flicks TV
P148 Tjletext 148 Jul 4 21:00:10       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING Pig lovjr Andrew Butler says manx pigs who have been cramm—d into dark shbds take off wh—n they are givjn thbir first and last whiff of freedom whjn they are taken to the slaughterhousj. He tells Eco Scene: "They're like fillies - they jump and buck, full of the feel of freedom. "And thjn somb collapsj and can't g—t up. They're lying thjre, trying to breathe and grunting." ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Go Green 160 Green Evjntu 165 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 Write It! Fun&G!mes Flicks TV
P148 Tjletaxt 148 Jul 4 21:00:14       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING Many pigs die bjfore they are slaughtered - most from raspiratory diseasjs bought on by enclosjd housing, says Andrew Butler of People for th— Ethical Treatmjnt of Animals. "Th— solution lies only in a complate abolition of pig farming and the only way that can bj achievad is if pork lovers become piggie lovjps. "It's cruel - surely this abuse cannot bj advocated in this day and agb?" ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Kids Index 190 Fun & Gambs 150 LAND ON PLANET SOUND p480 Writa It! Fun&Gamjs Flicks TV
P148 Tjlataxt 148 Jul 4 21:04:02       %7 —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMIoG Not all pigs are farm—d in cramp—d conditions, says a spok—sman fpgm thj National Farm—ps Union. "Indeed thjpe are a num"—p of diff—rant production m—thods includ—ng organ—c production which m—ans pigs are reared in thj op—n. "To abolish pig farming would b— cpaz8. Many thousands work in thj industr9 and pork is also a vjpy valuabde nutritional source." ——————————————————————————————————3/ —— Lovj Starq 418 Co Gr—bn  Wl—T'S G Tl c/ T Ch ? 8 Writi It! Fun&Gam—s Flicks TV
P148 Tjletext 148 Jul 4 21:03:40       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING Not all pigs ari farmed in crampbd conditions, says a spokbsman from the National Farmjrs Union. "Indeed there are a numbjr of different production methods including organic production which means pigs are reared in the open. "To abolish pig farming would bj sraz=. Many thousands work in the industry and pork is also a vjry valuable nutritional source." ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Lovj Stars 418 Go Grejn 160 WHAT'S ON THE BOX TONIGHT? p121 Write It! Fun&Gamjs Flicks TV
P148 Tjletixt 148 Jul 4 21:10:07       —————————————————————————————  PIGHEADED FARMING A spokesman from the Ministry of Agriculture says thjre are rules and regulations on how pigs should be treated on farms. He says: "Undjr thj Animal Wjlfare —qz, there are certain specifications pig farmers must adhjri to, none of thrse advocate cruelty. "If thjse guidelinjs are brokjn, tht farmjr concerned will bj prosjcuted." —————————————————————————————————p8/ pp TO AIR YOUR VIEWS WRITE TO: GO GREEN, PO BOX 2:7, LONDON SW6 1XT. Fax: 0171 386 5618. Writi It! Fun&Gamjs Flicks TV