Mrs E.Jane M.Barribal - 2 Howpark Farm Cottages - Grantshouse - Duns Berwickshire - TD11 3RP
The 8 (EIGHT) MILLION DEAD and RISING - 21/05/2001
I have just received a telephone call from John Gouriet who has told me that although the official slaughter figures published by the MAFF add up to 4 to 6 million animals culled, these figures are not accurate as they do not included 'Contiguous' and 'Slaughter on Suspicion' cases.
He has told me that the MAFF themselves, estimate the figure to be eight (8) million and rising.
Of course, unborn lambs and piglets are not included.
Jane Barribal - Farmtalking.com