Farm animals are being slaughtered and killed in the UK to meet the demand for meat.
Animal rights groups are urging farmers to take extra measures to protect their animals from disease and suffering, as well as for the welfare of their workers.
Animals have a high mortality rate, and have been killed in appalling conditions in many farms.
Animals are being killed for food in an attempt to feed the UK’s hungry population.
The BBC has been trying to investigate the causes of deaths and deaths caused by farm animals and to find out what is happening to the animals on farms.
In one video, a woman tells how her pet pig was killed for meat at her farm in Hampshire.
She said: “It was about three weeks ago, and she was dead.
Animals in the feedlots of the UK are often sickly and die before they are even able to feed themselves, while workers at other farms suffer from disease. “
It took a week for her to be in a stable place to be put down.”
Animals in the feedlots of the UK are often sickly and die before they are even able to feed themselves, while workers at other farms suffer from disease.
The Government is looking into ways of improving the welfare conditions of farm animals.
The farm worker told the BBC that she was horrified to see a pig get sick on a farm, and the farm owner said she could see how the pig might have been sick as well.
She had given the pig her own milk and food to feed her.
The pig is now in a veterinary hospital, but has since died.
Farm animals and other animals on UK farms are often suffering from disease, and in some cases, have been deliberately killed.
The latest cases of chickenpox in England were discovered on the farms of a poultry company in the West Midlands.
The chicken was killed by the company’s animal health and welfare team.
The worker, who did not want to be named, said: ‘They have a sick animal on their farm.
The animal has had chickenpox.
‘It is the only way that they can get the disease.
‘They don’t care about the welfare and health of their animals, and they are deliberately killing them for food.
‘There is nothing they can do about it, and that is what we are seeing.
‘I am just so disgusted.
The company have no shame about killing chickens.’
It is estimated that in the whole of England, there are at least 1,000 farm animals, according to the UK Farm Animal Welfare Federation.
It said the number of chickens killed for the chicken meat industry had reached 2,500 in 2013, with a further 300 slaughtered in 2014.
It also said a recent study showed that one in five of the chickens were suffering from chickenpox at some point in their lives.
The charity said: ‘[Farmers] are not taking care of animals in any way.
They are just putting them on their farms to slaughter them.’
The farm owner has been in contact with the police, but the case is not being investigated.
Animals on farms are being kept alive for food, which is why people are increasingly asking questions.
Animals do not die from disease or injury on farms, according the charity.
They live a very long and arduous life, and many are fed on scraps of food and have never seen the outside world.
Animals in farm conditions also have a higher chance of developing food allergies.
Animal welfare groups are campaigning for the animal welfare of animals to be protected, and for better food hygiene standards.
Animals also face the risks of being put down by their owners.
The UK has more than 5,000 animal farms.
Many farms use cages, where animals are kept in large, open spaces, with no space for natural sunlight, or for shade.
Animal farm worker and activist Sue Hodge told the ITV programme The World at One that she believed that some farmers were deliberately putting their animals in a bad condition for food and were then deliberately killing the animals for their meat.
‘The way we’re working with these people, they are getting away with it,’ she said.
‘We are very concerned about the fact that they are using these conditions to make money.’
Sue Hoyle, an animal welfare activist and campaigner, said that animals in factory farms were put down to make meat.
She added: ‘I think there are people who are doing it deliberately.
‘Some are doing this deliberately for money, some for the profit.
‘Sometimes you see these animals in the back of trucks in the supermarket, and you think it is normal, but it is not.
‘People are using animals in terrible conditions and are not caring for them.’
The number of deaths in factory farming is alarming.
They have put in very large amounts of meat.
The average number of birds killed for this purpose is about 300.
‘Farmers are using animal cruelty and neglect to make a profit and that needs to be stopped.’
Sue said she believed the industry needed to be made to better understand the problems facing animals on their own farms, and what it was doing wrong.
She told the programme: ‘The