Get ready for our 2017 Governor’s Day Twitter campaign against horse slaughter

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Next Tuesday, March 28, 2017 is our Governor's Day Twitter campaign against horse slaughter. Let's get ready now. As pro slaughter forces lobby to raise support for returning horse slaughter to US soil let's get together and let our US Governors know that their citizens are against horse slaughter. Your tweets should include a short message to your… Continue reading Get ready for our 2017 Governor’s Day Twitter campaign against horse slaughter

Mystery of Trump’s nomination of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — For horses a lot hangs on who is eventually appointed as Secretary of Agriculture. Former George Governor Sonny Perdue was reportedly nominated but confirmation hearings still have not been set. So Perdue remains unconfirmed. Although not a food animal in the US, the person appointed to head up the Agricultural Department will… Continue reading Mystery of Trump’s nomination of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

Summary of global horse slaughter and horse meat numbers

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Here is a summary of the global horse slaughter and horse meat numbers and statistics published by Jane Allin. • The horse slaughter and horse meat industry is widespread from a global perspective. • According to the most recent FAO data from 2013 almost 4.7 million horses were slaughtered worldwide that… Continue reading Summary of global horse slaughter and horse meat numbers

Top 10 countries ranked by horse meat export and import values

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — The top 10 countries with the highest horse meat export value are responsible for about 90% of the world’s total value in 1000’s of USD as shown in Table 6 and the accompanying bar chart. This represents almost a half billion USD ($478,729,000). Table 6 – Top 10 horse meat… Continue reading Top 10 countries ranked by horse meat export and import values

Top 10 exporters and importers of horse meat worldwide

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — The top 10 horse meat exporting countries in the world are responsible for about 85% of the world’s total as shown in Table 4 and the accompanying bar chart. This represents 115,958 tonnes or roughly 256 million pounds. Of the horse meat produced around the globe this about 16% of… Continue reading Top 10 exporters and importers of horse meat worldwide

Top 10 horse meat producers and slaughterers of horses in the world

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — By far the largest producer of horse meat in the world is China, which slaughtered 1,598,600 head in 2013*, yielding a total of 191,832 tonnes of horse meat or 422, 917,166 lb. This represents approximately 26% of the global total. The top 10 horse meat producing countries in the world… Continue reading Top 10 horse meat producers and slaughterers of horses in the world