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Chlorinated chicken – what’s the big deal?

Chlorinated chicken is a term used to describe chicken that has been dipped or washed in water that contains chlorine dioxide, prior to being packaged. The process is used widely in the United States as a way of killing potentially harmful organisms. So is US chicken safer than ours? Not at all. The process is […]

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PETA Stoops to a New Low

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has stooped to a new low with their latest stunt in Sydney, Australia. The stunt involved barbequing a fake dog in a shopping centre. The banner below the barbeque read, “If you wouldn’t eat a dog, why eat a lamb? Go vegan!” Previous stunts This latest stunt […]

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Sheep Worrying – by Dogs

What is sheep worrying? In this context, sheep worrying is any incident where a domestic dog enters an enclosure containing sheep/livestock, the dog doesn’t have to physically attack the sheep to cause distress and/or death. I am particularly concerned with female sheep (ewes) who are in lamb (generally January – April) in the UK due […]