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ALF Confirms Battery Hen Farm Closure

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Over the last few years we have visited the Somerdale Poultry Lodge, on Logan Road, several times and liberated many hens from this hellhole. This farm is owned by convicted animal abuser Geraldus Van Den Bogaart.

It was reported in the capitalist news recently that this, and another of Van Den Bogaarts farms, had been closed down by the MAF and food safety officers. Last week we went to have a look for ourselves and we found that all of the hens have been removed.

While we are please to see that this farm is not operating we are painfully aware that the hens were not taken to a loving home where they can live free; instead thousands were killed by authorities and many more were taken to other battery hen farms. This is not a victory for the animals at all. [More]