Every October at Hale’s 5-H Ranch and Drive Thru Animal Park [perhaps since renamed the 5-H Animal Auction in Jackson, MO] just north of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the Hale family conducts the largest animal auction of its kind in the world. For four days, the Hale brothers auction off tropical … READ MORE
An important meeting of animal rights advocates and animal agribusiness people was held September 10, 1981, in Des Moines, Iowa. Arranged by the Livestock Conservation Institute ostensibly “to define the issues,” the meeting brought out representatives from the veterinary and animal sciences communities, farm bureaus, animal commodity groups, and agricultural … READ MORE
Kansas City, Missouri: city of fur traffic, cattle drives, stockyards, slaughterhouses, and steakhouses, a metropolis built from the backs, blood, and bones of animals—not exactly Miami Beach for an animal activist.
In March of this year, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) held its annual meeting and trade show in Kansas … READ MORE
Like a great ship at sea, the animal protection movement is going through another change in the weather. Strong, favorably directed gusts of new ideas are kicking up controversies, problems, and confusion. To try to keep on course, we should grapple with these as they arise. There is some confusion, … READ MORE