Coronavirus: Concerns for welfare of surplus pigs as butchers forced to closeMay 13th, 2020
New Zealand is facing an animal welfare crisis with up to 5000 fast-growing pigs unable to be sent to slaughter every week during the coronavirus lockdown. Independent butchers were left off the Government’s list of essential businesses allowed to open during the lockdown and were forced to close last week. Read more
A reminder of our responsibility: The Animal Welfare Act 1999.