Raised on a farm, ANDREW JOHNSTONE was brought up to think of animals as instinct-driven automatons without feelings, and to hunt and kill them for pleasure. Then everything changed.
In Hen Pecked, Gary Steel discusses every conceivable aspect of sharing his life with a flock of hens. The second in the series is an appreciation for Anego, who really did look like the creature that time forgot.
In the first of a new column in which Doctor Feelgood look at issues that effect us, and thinks up solutions, Gary Steel’s sensitive nose gets offended by something fishy.
In the face of callous and brutal attitudes towards animals, it’s hard to stay positive, writes Gary Steel.
John Key chows down on animal crackers.
In Hen Pecked, Gary Steel discusses every conceivable aspect of sharing his life with a flock of hens. The first of this new series is a (platonic) love letter to his favourite feathered friend.
Gary Steel shoots a big lump of caca out of his vent, and aims it at the poultry industry
Once again, our elected representatives fail to stand up for animal welfare.
Why the heck should battery hen farmers get to delay the introduction of bigger cages? Carrie Steele reckons she knows the answer.
There’s nothing moderate about the plunder that goes on globally to fill the fat stomachs of the decadent, writes Carrie Steele.