East Yorkshire pig farmers call culling of 10,000 healthy pigs criminal | ITV News

A lack of abattoir workers meant 10,000 pigs were culled in the region in the run-up to Christmas, East Riding of Yorkshire Council was told. | ITV News Calendar

Animals, Brexit

1/16/2022 7:35:00 PM

Farmers have called the culling of 10,000 healthy pigs in the run-up to Christmas 'criminal' They are warning they could be forced out of business if the government doesn't do more to boost staff numbers in the supply chain

A lack of abattoir workers meant 10,000 pigs were culled in the region in the run-up to Christmas, East Riding of Yorkshire Council was told. | ITV News Calendar

Without abattoirs to process theEast Riding of Yorkshire Council was told those staff shortages were fuelled by Brexit, with many workers returning to their home countries.Kate Moore and Vicky Scott run a pig farm in DriffieldKate said: "It's a disgrace that 35,000 across Great Britain have been killed on farm and wasted. It's a complete waste. It's criminal what has happened."

"We are suffering massively through no fault of our own and the government have to be held responsible for that."They said eight hundred workers should be enough to deal with the crisis, but delays due to concerns over the Omicron variant mean many still haven't arrived.

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Brexit the gift that keeps on giving The farmers are not the only ones, calling it criminal. sickening 🤬 Fucking heartbreaking 💔 I have sadness for the pigs not the 'farmers'. Ah the oven-ready deal just keeps on giving…. Once upon a time the U.K. was seen as an attractive destination for work in places such as abattoirs. Work the locals can’t or won’t do. Seems like a long time ago.

Retrain. Do something less barbaric. politics look olmost the same, acting very much worst then pigs. So this is why pork loin has gone from £3.50 a kilo to £6 a kilo in 3 weeks They shouldn't have voted for Brexit --- Oink! politics faces look just the same, acting even much worst then pigs.

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Simple rejoin the EU, as free movement & ability to live & work anywhere in Europe was key. So they couldn't be killed but got killed anyway ?

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Number 10 staff regularly slept off their hangovers on sofasCleaners were regularly greeted by empty drinks left on desks the next morning, according to a Downing Street insider.

Number 10 staff regularly slept off their hangovers on sofasCleaners were regularly greeted by empty drinks left on desks the next morning, according to a Downing Street insider. 'Empty drinks'? You mean, a *cup*

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