How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist | Successful Farming
When hundreds of people are hired by large livestock producers, often for relatively short times, it’s difficult to keep track of them all. Even on smaller farms, if you aren’t careful, you could unknowingly hire an animal rights activist aiming to infiltrate your operation.
As a rule, livestock producers take very good care of their animals, not only because it’s the right thing to do, but also because they know that the health and well being of their animals affect their bottom line. Policies to prevent animal abuse should be set in place, and employees should be trained to follow proper animal-care standards. That goes without saying. Still, we’ve all seen the undercover farm videos captured by animal rights activists, who claim abuse.