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To tether or not?

Post by GD on Thu 27 Jan 2011, 2:09 pm

Mr Valpied said the animals were not harmed by tethering


A Guernsey farmer has defended the tradition of tethering cattle, after comments by animal welfare campaigners.
Promoting Animal Welfare (Paw) has called for the "outdated practice" to be banned while campaigning for the introduction of new legislation.
Richard Valpied, the last dairy farmer to use the practice regularly, said he would never do anything that could damage the welfare of his cattle.
He said any ban would probably see the end of his days as a farmer.
Tethering is where an animal is fastened by a rope or chain to a central anchor point causing it to be confined to a specific area.
Those campaigning for a ban believes it causes distress to the animals

So tethering is cruel?

Would a ban mean that any animal cannot be tethered, is it the right thing to impose your views please..


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Re: To tether or not?

Post by Thistle on Thu 27 Jan 2011, 4:26 pm

i have never seen a cow in distress because it was tetherd..its a guernsey tradition leave it alone and go after the people who are really cruel to animals xx
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