Game bird hatcheries throw newborn chicks into grinders

16th August 2019 Workers at two game bird hatcheries have been filmed throwing live chicks into a meat grinder. Covert cameras set up in the Heart of England Game Farm hatchery in Warwickshire also show chicks being injured as they fall off a production line used to box up day-old game birds destined for shooting …

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Britain’s countryside is dominated by bullies – as Chris Packham has found

15th August 2019 George Monbiot People who challenge shooting, hunting and the destruction of wildlife are too often treated like vermin. I’ve often thought, watching the felling of ancient trees, the slaughter of wildlife and the stripping of topsoil: “I love this land more than the owner does.” While there are plenty of careful landowners, …

‘Ruthless cull’: Hundreds of thousands of animals being killed on private estates to protect grouse shooting, Chris Packham says

31st July 2019 Foxes, stoats, weasels and mountain hares ‘ruthlessly’ targeted alongside illegal killings of protected species, says TV presenter. Hundreds of thousands of animals including foxes, weasels and stoats are being legally killed in the UK to protect grouse moors, naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham has claimed. Packham was speaking to The Independent …

Release of non-native game birds in UK to be challenged in court

18th July 2019 Wild Justice plans legal action over environmental impact of shooting industry’s release of 50m non-native birds each year. The legality of releasing 50 million non-native pheasants and partridges into the British countryside each year is to be challenged in the courts by a new crowdfunded campaign. The government should be forced to …

HSA tip off hotline

The Hunt Ssaboteurs Association now have a tip-off hotline that you can contact in strict confidence. If you have some information about a hunt/shoot or anybloodsport or have seen a hunt/shoot please get in touch, someone will respond to you as soon as possible. Call or text - 07443 148426