Tag Archives: Alberta feedlots

Tidy little boxes

Earlier this week, an observer at Calgary airport sent us photos of pallets of horsemeat destined for Europe. Horses slaughtered at the Bouvry Exports plant in Fort MacLeod the week of January 6th, have been packed into nice, tidy little boxes ready for gourmands in Europe. Before: During: After: Note that the boxes have an […]

Head vet: ‘We see dying or badly injured horses’

Monday, 25 February, 2013 The saga surrounding horse meat continues—the media has turned its attention to the conditions of the horses before they were slaughtered.  The Zurich Animal Protection League says some horses in Argentina, Mexico, Canada and the U.S. were sick and nearly dying before they were slaughtered and exported.   Those countries import horsemeat […]

Animal Welfare Foundation/Tierschutzbund & Animals’ Angels release important reports on North America’s slaughter industry

Several months ago, the CHDC was privileged to provide video evidence and other information to Tierschutzbund/Animal Welfare Foundation (Switzerland) and Animals’ Angels (USA), in order to assist them with compiling their hard-hitting, recently released investigative report focusing on slaughter-bound horses from the US and Canada. Tierschutzbund has released their video report which was broadcast on […]