The lives of the Pig-Vision pigs – a review

The Pig-Vision project has observed the lives of two pigs for seven months. Two brothers, whose lives could not have been more different. If you are still wondering exactly what this project is all about, then this article will help you to understand. With this comparative video line-up we want to provide a retrospective overview […]

The rearing in the view of animal protection

If piglets are in freedom, they are 4 months next to their mother. First abroad the group and afterwards in a group, there exists an intimate connection between mother and children. Piglets learn much from their mother and being social. It is not the same if pigs are kept in an intensive holding. Right after […]

Interview with “Menschen für Tierrechte” (People for Animal Rights)

Robert Kresse of pig-vision interviewed Marion Selig, veterinarian and deputy chairwoman of the association Menschen für Tierrechte (MfT) about pig breeding.

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Runout into freedom and lower stocking rates

We demonstrate the life of two pigs. Furthermore we give facts and therefore we have spoken another time with a scientist. Dr. Werner Hagmüller works in the Institut für Biologische Landwirtschaft und Biodiversität der Nutztiere of LFZ Raumberg-Gumpenstein and deals with problems of animal health in biological factories. His special field is the “pig” and […]

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Here „slaughter“, there „cruel murder“

Today Bernhard Vock, Congressman of parliament and speaker of animal protection of FPÖ, will speak out on the holding of pigs in Austria, on problems concerning animal protection. Furthermore he gives reasons for calling the pig-slaughter en masse in Egypt “cruel murder”. DISCLAIMER: PIG-VISION is a controversial project. We want to show consumers the dimension […]

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The ordinary keeping of pigs is not appropriate

The following is a very short summary of the interview I had with professor Johannes Baumgartner. He is an absolute specialist concerning the holding of pigs. Professor Baumgartner is the leader of the working group “pigs” of institution for animal holding and animal protection on the university of veterinary medicine in Vienna. He explains in […]

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Pig-vision – Life of pigs

For everybody, who just now found out about the project and would like to have an overview and for everybody, who are seeking for a video to forward and recommend, this short video summarises the campaign of pi-vision. Originally it was made for an animal welfare event of the green party; now this short film […]

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An interview with the Albert Schweitzer Foundation

Mahi Klosterhalfen tells us about serious animal abuse carried out by the farm “Prignitzer Landschwein GmbH” and gives us his opinion about pig farming generally. (Movie: German only) [Source Castration Footage:]

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Bad news about YouTube

On Tuesday 11th August 2009 we received an email from YouTube saying that our video showing the castration of piglets without anaesthetic had been deactivated because it didn’t comply with the YouTube community guidelines. We could only find one guideline that could lead to a video being deactivated: Don’t post videos showing bad stuff like […]

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Piglet Jackpot is sterilized as well – WITH local anesthetics

Due to the requirement of castration in a pet sanctuary (animal shelter), our piglet Jackpot unfortunately can´t stay out of  this surgical procedure. However he´ll be sterilized with local anesthetic. Sadly, this is not common usage in Europe, where most pigs are sterilized without anesthetic. With full sensation of pain, 250.000 piglets in the EU […]

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