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Overview: Our investigations on long distance animal transports

22.02.2012 – 25.02.2012 | France | Cherbourg

Animals Angels observes cattle transports from Ireland to the European mainland via the French port of Cherbourg. For more than a decade animal welfare organizations are monitoring this particular route and even the European...[more]


27.01.2012 | Italy | Veneto

Animals’ Angels observed a transport of turkeys. There were many feathers flying out of the truck, wings were trapped outside the cages. The Police immediately stopped it and checked the animals: many turkeys had blood on their...[more]


27.01.2012 | Italy | Veneto

In the same night, a truck was transporting calves from Ireland to Italy, without doing the rest of 24 hours. According to the driver and to the tacographs, the animals were unloaded for a rest of 14 hours but the veterinarian of...[more]


21.01.2012 | Bulgaria | Svilengrad

Animals’ Angels visits the “inspection station” in Svilengrad near the Bulgarian-Turkish border. The stable is supposed to allow animals in transit to Turkey to be unloaded so that they can be fed and watered and can rest....[more]


19.01.2012 – 21.01.2012 | Turkey | Kapikule

Animals’ Angels inspects a transport of lambs from Bulgaria to Turkey. The Bulgarian veterinarians permitted this long-distance transport to cross the outside EU border although it did not meet the animal protection regulations:...[more]


19.01.2012 | Turkey | Kapikule

Animals’ Angels inspects a sheep transport from Bulgaria at a Turkish border control stable. In Bulgaria 249 very pregnant sheep were loaded, but meanwhile the transport consists of 369 animals, as 120 lambs were born during...[more]


18.01.2012 | Italy | Veneto

Animals‘ Angels observed some transports of poultry in Veneto, Italy. A truck was transporting broilers and the team could notice a broiler supine, suffering: the driver was informed and he put the animal prone. Another driver...[more]


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