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Finnish animal activists’ video uncovers hugely overweight farmed foxes

YLE: ‘The animal rights group Oikeutta eläimille has published photos and video shot at five Finnish farms showing what appear to be abnormally overweight farmed blue foxes… The group says it shot video footage taken at five fur farms across Ostrobothnia in western Finland, showing what appear to be dangerously overweight blue foxes. The videos were shot in the spring of 2017. The video, which is narrated in Finnish, said that the caged, farmed foxes weighed more than five times more than they normally weigh in the wild… The group’s footage and pictures show animals so overweight that their movements appear laboured; with thick rolls of fur distending their faces and eyelids, making them practically unrecognisable as foxes. The animal rights group said it is illegal in Finland to breed livestock in a way that causes animals to suffer’. SOURCE…

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