Sow stalls & insemination (hidden camera)

This time lapse footage shows sows being confined and inseminated over the course of a week.

Female pigs will be confined to mating stalls for up to a week while they are artificially inseminated by workers. Boars will be paraded in front of the pigs to encourage mating behaviour before a worker manually stimulates a sow by rubbing her vulva and udder and then inserts a straw filled with semen. This act is only legal because of an exemption to the crimes act which allows for the sexual penetration of an animal by a human if done for the purpose of animal farming.

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Published: Mon 3 Jun 2024 by Farm Transparency Project
Captured/filmed: 2024
Created: Not specified
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Licence: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Please credit: Farm Transparency Project. Link not required.
Country: Australia
Location: EcoPiggery, Leitchville, Victoria, Australia )
Company: EcoPiggery Pty Ltd

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