So, as some of you may know we are vegans. And a lot of what persuaded us to become vegan were these documentaries about what really happens in the farms and slaughterhouses. Here are some documentaries that made us change: Earthlings, Forks over Knives (On Netflix) Vegucated (also on Netflix).
So that's a little list of some vegan documentaries. Let me just tell you a few facts of what happens in farms and slaughterhouses. Chickens. Let's start with chickens. Chickens are kept in teeny tiny cages with other chickens so they barely have any space to move around. Before they put the chickens in the cages they hang the ALIVE chicken by its neck and sear their beaks off. Then they're put in these tiny cages and if they don't lay eggs for a while a worker will poke the chicken with a hot metal rod to try to scare the egg out of them. Cows. Cows produce milk. Milk that you probably eat with your cereal or have a glass of it. What you don't know is that you're helping produce veal. Veal is made out of baby cow meat. See what happens is the farmer or worker impregnants the cow through artificial insemination. When the cow gives birth to its baby they are allowed to stay together for only 24 to 48 hours and then the baby cow is taken away from its mother to make veal and then we take the baby cow's milk and there you have it. I feel like we are very selfish for doing so. We are taking babies from their mothers so we can eat the mother cow's baby and so we can drink the baby cow's milk. Selfish. And now we are getting to pigs. Pigs are actually very smart and social animals, did you know that? Well, when we kill pigs to make bacon the pigs are hoisted up by one foot high in the air by a metal chain. Then after that they are lowered into scalding water (oh, and sometimes there still alive just btw) and basically roasted to death. There is actually a quote in Vegucated, I believe, that says "I have seen hogs try to swim in scalding water."
It is very sad to see what we have done to these peaceful animals. There are a lot more facts about farms and slaughterhouses (What they do to piglets and chicks and stuff.) But i think you should watch the documentaries instead (Plus, I don't think i could explain some things very well.) Anyway, we are in North Carolina. It is very pretty and I like it very much. Here is some pictures:
Well, that's all I have to say today, Byeeeee!