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Porterlauren

  • Joined Apr 2014
Re: lynx to roam free in britain
« Reply #45 on: March 17, 2015, 12:35:06 am »
So now we are advocating driving sheep farmers out of marginal land. If that kind of thing really came in, it would crush a hell of a lot of families. . . .

But a balance is good.

Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: lynx to roam free in britain
« Reply #46 on: March 17, 2015, 07:08:09 am »
There are a goodly number of voices in the community that do not believe that any animal should be "exploited" by man.  This covers keeping pets as well as raising stock for the table, riding horses or milking cows.  They are getting very noisy and infiltrating all corners spreading "the word".

Louise Gaunt

  • Joined May 2011
Re: lynx to roam free in britain
« Reply #47 on: March 17, 2015, 08:02:54 am »
So we all go down the route of not keeping any animals for "exploitation", does this mean we all become vegan and only wear cotton and linen and man made fibres ?!

Steph Hen

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Angus Scotland.
Re: lynx to roam free in britain
« Reply #48 on: March 17, 2015, 08:19:24 am »
So we all go down the route of not keeping any animals for "exploitation", does this mean we all become vegan and only wear cotton and linen and man made fibres ?!

Yes.
There was even a protest on bbc breakfast the other day: ban shearing of sheep! It stresses them out, they sometimes get cut and we don't need to steal their wool when we can use non animal fibres.


SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: lynx to roam free in britain
« Reply #49 on: March 17, 2015, 09:11:29 am »
So we all go down the route of not keeping any animals for "exploitation", does this mean we all become vegan and only wear cotton and linen and man made fibres ?!

Yes.
There was even a protest on bbc breakfast the other day: ban shearing of sheep! It stresses them out, they sometimes get cut and we don't need to steal their wool when we can use non animal fibres.

Which just tells you how little these people know about animal welfare.  >:(
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing

Marches Farmer

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Herefordshire
Re: lynx to roam free in britain
« Reply #50 on: March 17, 2015, 10:44:18 am »
..... or how little they understand about skylarks nesting in short grasses and the stratified sheep breeding system that's unique to the UK.

 

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