28 February 2014
Undercover Exposé: Animals Locked in Cramped Cages, Piglets Fed to their Mothers at Kentucky Pig Factory
Sows confined in cramped cages known as gestation crates were fed ground up intestines from piglets who had recently succumbed to a highly contagious diarrheal disease, an undercover exposé of Iron Maiden Hog Farm in Owensboro, Kentucky revealed.
Author/Organization: Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Where: United States of America
Topics: animal health, confinement systems, cruelty to animals, feeding, pigs