Category Archive: Animal Welfare

UBC Animal Research – Field Trip – pt. 2

Refer below to pt.1 or this rant won’t make sense. (Do I ever?) Okay. So I was slightly dreading the tour. Obviously I wouldn’t miss such an opportunity for the world, but similar… Continue reading

UBC Animal Research – Field Trip – pt. 1

So last week I had the opportunity to tour the UBC Animal Care Centre.Now, before you get excited warm fuzzies about baby raccoons in cribs or whatever comes to mind, I should note… Continue reading

Term Project: Hen Welfare

So for my animal welfare class I’m writing my term paper on the comparative welfare of laying hens within common commercial housing systems (i.e. cages, free run/aviaries, free range) and part of the… Continue reading

Commercial Chicken (meat) Operation

So last week or perhaps the week before (where does the time go?) I had the opportunity to visit a commercial chicken (meat) operation in Abbotsford, BC. It was a field trip as… Continue reading

Field trip!

Dear Santa, For xmas I would like a pet turkey. http://www.farmsanctuary.org/giving/adopt-a-turkey/ Please and thank-you, Kristina So a couple weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting two animal Sanctuaries in Mission BC. The… Continue reading

Dairy Farm Visit

I need to rant. I’m in one of those raving lunatic kind of moods, and since nobody is home, it’s the internet’s lucky day. What’s got me so worked up? Asks nobody. WELL.… Continue reading