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Ethics of Pinioning

Four Ethical Perspectives on Pinioning

There has been great debate about the practise of pinioning waterfowl species recently with the law being open to misinterpretation leaving breeders, private collectors and conservation organisations open to criticism and pondering their own moral path. Legally it’s yet to be decided if this practice should be allowed to continue, …

Foie Gras

Foie Gras

Zoe Brodie-James has written a number of articles on the welfare of ducks for us, some of which have been quite moving but none of them have been quite so emotive as this one which focusses on foie gras [liver fat] and its production. Gavage [noun: The administration of food …