Frightened Cow Escapes Slaughterhouse, Hides In Forest For Weeks

A cow has managed to flee her destiny at a slaughterhouse within the Netherlands by hiding in a small forest within the city of Lettele. 

Based on locals, a number of makes an attempt to catch or kill the cow named Hermien have been futile.

The cow and her siblings escaped final yr after they had been being transported to the butcher for slaughter. A veterinarian managed to shoot the youthful cow with three anaesthetic darts, however didn’t catch its mom. experiences: Hermien actually isn’t silly – she has learnt to seem solely at evening and hides within the day, so she will keep away from seize. To this point veterinarians have tried sedative rifles and police have additionally tried to catch the cow. To this point no luck!

An assistant professor in Animal Ethics at Wageningen College, highlighted that if Hermien needs to be saved, then what about the entire different cows being slaughtered? She does form of have a degree although.

The ‘Partij voor de Dieren’ (Social gathering for the Animals) has begun a marketing campaign to avoid wasting the cow from slaughter. On the events web site, Ester Ouwehand acknowledged:

She reminds us all about an vital lesson: no animal desires to go to slaughter.
Nicely there isn’t a shock that the cow didn’t need to go!

This story opens up a number of dialogue about meat consuming and that a number of us are simply ignoring the problems that comes with slaughtering animals.

I for one am very comfortable that Hermien could also be saved. She actually deserves it after her huge escape. It actually makes you consider the ethics concerning consuming animals, which is difficult for lots of us after we are so blinded by how rattling good meat tastes.