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  • Short Summary

    Shots of chickens, pigs and cows being raised under intensive factory farming conditions.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Various shots of chickens in an intensive factory farming environment. A man is collecting eggs from the racks of chickens.

    VS of pigs in small cages drinking from trough of foul looking water.

    LS of farm house. Pan to factory farming sheds - there is no sign of any livestock outside the sheds, they could house anything.

    VS of young piglets running around their mother's legs. She is held in a cage so she cannot lay down on them. VS of group large pigs in indoor sty / piggery.

    VS of large number of calves being fed cow's milk from buckets. They are housed in feeding pens. VS of a machine called an 'Autocow' which appears to suckle young calves. A calf places its head through a hole in order to get a drink of powdered milk.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:58:00 / 01:34:35:00
    UN 4614 I

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