Brazil set to ban gestation crates

25 Nov 2014 1:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Good news this week with Brazil announcing its plans to end gestation crates.  Brazil, the largest pork producer in Latin America now joins the EU, New Zealand, Australia and Canada who have either already phased out gestation crates, or are planning to do so in coming years.  

The move by Brazil is expected to affect over 300,000  breeding sows and will eliminate their lifelong confinement in crates to more humane groupd housing systems.

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