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ACT set to ban factory farming

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The ACT government has set its record to be the first Australian state to outlaw factory farming. Factory farming is the number one form of animal cruelty today, and involves raising livestock in confinement at high stocking density, where a farm operates as a factory. The conditions these animals are brought up in are extremely unethical and involve a high amount of cruelty and in Australia, most pigs and chickens are factory farmed.

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Next month the ACT government is set to ban three of the cruelest factory farming practices inflicted on animals. This step could be the start to a kinder future towards animals in Australia. Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury introduced the bill and hopes that although there are currently no battery hen farms of commercial piggeries in the state at the moment, the bill will still be worthwhile as it will “set a precedent other states and territories would…

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