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 […]

Slaughter of X15

The pictures on this video are neither nice nor enjoyable. They depict the slaughter of a pig. One hundred percent legal – one hundred percent “normal”. Every day countless pigs worldwide are killed in this, or even more cruel ways. This pig is X15, the pig that was accompanied by camera and documented for seven […]

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Jackpot is free to live!

In contrast to X15, who had to die because people want to eat him, Jackpot is allowed to live on in the animal shelter of Schabenreith. Watch an up-to-date video of lucky Jackpot.

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From mast into the truck

Before pigs can be transported and slaughtered afterwards, they have to be chased from the cove, where they have been fattened, to the truck. In this manner it was necessary to „assist“ X15 too.

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X15 and his brothers and sisters shortly before slaughtering

We visited X15 once again, before he will be killed in three days. His daily routine in the mast is the same as usual: feeding, chinky floor and no possibility to spend time outside.

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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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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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Feed, feed, feed,…

… this is the motto of X15 an the other pigs, which are in the mast already for some days now. The four to five months, which it takes to fatten an average pig in Austria, mean to gain weight from something over 30 kg to about 110 kg.

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X15 transferred from weaning to rearing

After the first three to four weeks with their mother, the pigs stay for two more months in the so called weaning. After that they are transferred to rearing and determined to be carried to the slaughterhouse and finally slaughtered four to five months later.

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Good Appetite – Jackpot digs in quite well

As you can see piglet Jackpot quite enjoys his meal. We caught him while eating. In fact the food is tasty. Something entirely different than in the industrial livestock farming, where his brother X15 stays right now.

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