Instagram post by @weanimals We Animals

Sheep in the wool industry are not retired after their productivity expires. Like all commercial farm animals, their lives end at the slaughterhouse. Sale yards are hot, noisy, stressful places for sheep. From there, many of them are loaded onto live export ships and face weeks-long journeys to other parts of the world (where investigations have revealed the most brutal treatment and slaughter practices).
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The practice of shearing itself is rough and unpleasant for sheep, but many people think that these animals are not killed for their wool. They are. All commercial farm animals suffer violentΒ deaths when they are young. This is where wool comes from.
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Sheep. Australia, 2013.
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Jo-Anne McArthur/We Animals

46 Comments

  • 45w ago roxyru roxyru

    So sad.

  • 45w ago green.veganista green.veganista

    Beyond heartbreaking and sickening πŸ’”πŸ˜‘πŸ’”πŸ˜‘πŸ’”πŸ˜‘

  • 45w ago kathkavl_ kathkavl_

    I was just at @wishingwellsanctuary and had the pleasure of hanging out with the sheep for a bit. This pic is such a stark contrast to that. Such disregard for life and so unnecessary.

  • 45w ago yuri0708 yuri0708

    This is so sad. So much suffering! 😒

  • 45w ago grandfatherwolf grandfatherwolf

    πŸ’”

  • 45w ago katieakarlson katieakarlson

    This is so powerful. Thank you.

  • 45w ago k_insect k_insect

    I can't heart this. My heart is πŸ’”

  • 45w ago tlcsfca56 tlcsfca56

    @akeemahcodrington they know.

  • 45w ago despertarpraviver despertarpraviver

    Go Vegan!!! Please don't support any animal cruelty to exist. 😻

  • 45w ago mdparis19 mdparis19

    πŸ’”πŸ˜’πŸ’”πŸ˜’

  • 45w ago dylan_kendall dylan_kendall

    @laikamagazine yes soul shattering no other way to describe. πŸ˜₯

  • 45w ago belleellek belleellek

    πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

  • 45w ago marymarysparks marymarysparks

    TY❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️

  • 45w ago drop_dead_greg drop_dead_greg

    πŸ’”

  • 45w ago kayla_cielle kayla_cielle

    😭

  • 45w ago calicohouse calicohouse

    Horrible

  • 45w ago puppyboo_boo puppyboo_boo

    What do humans need wool for nowadays? What era are people living in,who even buys wool ever?? This is ridiculous, just senseless torture 😑

  • 45w ago shoootbangfire shoootbangfire

    😒😒😒

  • 45w ago kikifs kikifs

    Pobrecitos que tristeza

  • 45w ago nilamb nilamb

    Breaks my heart

  • 45w ago kathynordmann kathynordmann

    😑πŸ˜₯

  • 45w ago snelpy snelpy

    πŸ’”πŸ˜”

  • 45w ago __bivi __bivi

    πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

  • 45w ago josick15 josick15

    I had no problem giving up meat and dairy, but wool was a tough one - until I saw first-hand how sheep are treated. Total horror show.

  • 45w ago vegfestguelph vegfestguelph

    πŸ’”

  • 45w ago mishy627 mishy627

    πŸ’”

  • 45w ago kastoface kastoface

    #okja

  • 45w ago mylb8 mylb8

    ❀️❀️❀️😍😑😑😑😑😑😑😑😑😑

  • 45w ago hazel3245 hazel3245

    πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

  • 45w ago josephine_joie josephine_joie

    πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’” this hurts

  • 45w ago amuru_toys amuru_toys

    πŸ’”So many people can't see the cruelty in wool industry.

  • 45w ago ym28753 ym28753

    πŸ’”πŸ˜’

  • 45w ago andreiacccapel andreiacccapel

    😒😒😒😒

  • 45w ago sylviensnoopy sylviensnoopy

    Only an evil person finds this stuff acceptable. It's written all over the Bible to treat animals with kindness (Proverbs comes to mind). Jesus was the good shepherd, kind to his animals and those around him.

  • 45w ago noelletheefirst noelletheefirst

    Sickening! We have to do more for our sweet in innocent animals!

  • 45w ago nygaardcarina nygaardcarina

    πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ˜’

  • 45w ago __cl_au_di__ __cl_au_di__

    Malditos 😑😑😑😑

  • 42w ago flavianimal flavianimal

    πŸ˜”πŸ˜ πŸ’”

  • 33w ago rebeccamorgan_x rebeccamorgan_x

    πŸ˜“πŸ˜°πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

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