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AGRICULTURE - Agricultural products - Protection of animal livestock

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 8:36 AM  

Application by Maple Lodge Farms (MLF) for an order quashing the decision of the Canadian Agricultural Review Tribunal that it transported or caused to be transported spent hens in circumstances where undue suffering was likely caused to the animals by reason of exposure to the weather. On a cold January day, an egg farmer in New York transported spent hens to MLF in Brampton, Ontario for meat processing. At the farm, the hens spent hours in the extreme cold, as it took time to catch and...