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Factory farmed pigs - the facts. Credit: Compassion in World Farming
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Thank you for keeping up the fight against industrial pig farming

Thank you to all of you who signed our letter to Derbyshire County Council - a huge 7,985 of you have let the Council know that we don’t want thousands of pigs to be forced to spend their entire lives indoors in a proposal that if allowed, could herald a new era of US styled factory farming in the UK. Derbyshire County Council will be reaching a final decision in the coming months - we will keep you posted via our website and e-news. If you'd like to be one of the first to know what happens sign up to our e-news here.
 
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The campaign so far

Find out about the plans for a large scale pig factory in Derbyshire and the evidence which suggests that raising pigs on this scale could risk having a serious impact on human health - as well as on the welfare of pigs.
 
Factory farmed pigs. Credit: Compassion in World Farming  

Factory farmed pigs - the facts
Roughly 9 million pigs are slaughtered every year in the UK but only about 1.5% of UK pigs are organic. Find out about the conditions that most British pigs live in.

 

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