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# abattoir - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hero pig makes amazing leap to freedom from slaughterhouse truck The Great Pigscape

# abattoir - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Department suspends all operations at Ossory Meats horse abattoir

An inspection uncovered 25 irregularities with horse passports and microchips.

# abattoir - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

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.

# abattoir - Thursday 17 March, 2011

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.