Animal Recovery Mission (ARM), the organization who last week released shocking abuse videos from Fair Oaks Farms has come forward with additional information and footage from a different farm owned by Fair Oaks showing the abuse was more widespread than what Fair Oaks admitted to. In the new video, workers can be seen beating cows that are waiting to be milked and snapping their tails if they refuse to move. You can view the newly released video at the bottom of the page.
Fair Oaks’ defense has been that these were isolated incidents carried out by a few bad employees, but the new footage seems to indicate otherwise. It wasn’t just 3 employees as Fair Oaks had told the public.
Last week ARM reported that the investigator witnessed “extreme abuse” and that it was “evident that it was the normal way to do business.” You can read that report here: ARM Investigation Report of Fair Oaks Farm.
With the newly release video and statement from ARM, we learned about many new abuses occurring on the farm, including: