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Belgian Campaign Starts to End Castration

by 5m Editor
24 February 2010, at 7:06am

BELGIUM - A journalist is calling for a ban on the castration of male pigs, which, he says, is a producedure only carried out in his country because of exports to Germany.

For once pig farmers and piglets are in complete agreement: the barbarous and cruel practice of pig castration serves only to satisfy a pointless whim of German consumers – which is why it should be outlawed, insists Flemish poet and writer, Dimitri Verhulst.

He was writing in Belgian publication, De Morgen, which was translated by Press Europ.

Further Reading

- You can view the English translation by clicking here.
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