Sheep are violently punched in the face, their heads are slammed into the floor, and they're beaten, kicked, and thrown off shearing trailers.
Abuse has been documented at 49 UK farms and shearing sheds.
Terrified lambs were mutilated in assembly-line fashion, and frightened sheep were struck in the face with sharp metal clippers.
Abuse has been documented at 44 farms and shearing sheds in Australia.
Heavily pregnant sheep were whipped and left with bloody wounds.
Abuse has been documented at 16 US farms and shearing sheds.
Sheep were mutilated and then skinned – sometimes while still alive.
Abuse has been documented at two massive farms and shearing sheds in Chile.
Sheep were hit with electric clippers, slammed into the floor, and kicked.
Abuse has been documented at six farms and shearing sheds in Argentina.
What You Can Do
Luckily, there’s no need to buy wool or any other material for which animals were beaten, slaughtered, or skinned – with so many great cruelty-free alternatives available that are also kinder to the environment, it’s easy to choose clothing that you can be proud to wear.
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