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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Abattoir

All time
# the great pigscape
Hero pig makes amazing leap to freedom from slaughterhouse truck
We are all this pig.
# Horsemeat
Department suspends all operations at Ossory Meats horse abattoir
An inspection uncovered 25 irregularities with horse passports and microchips.
# Taiwan
Taiwan confiscates 435 dog penises at illegal abattoir
Officials discovered a number of collars, indicating some of the dead animals could have previously been pets.
# Recession
Thousands of thoroughbred horses slaughtered 'for meat'
Some 4,600 thoroughbred horses have been slaughtered to be sold as meat in countries like France and Belgium because their owners can no longer afford to care for them.