10 Worst Factory Farm Practices

Gestation Crates

These types of crates are primarily used on pigs; the pigs are confined to cages that are barely wider than the animal itself.  They are unable to turn around and often develop leg problems and terrible skin conditions.  Their inability to move creates an extremely stressful psychological environment. The pigs’ behaviour often becomes increasingly erratic and anxious.  “Confining an animal for most of its life in a box in which it is not able to turn around does not provide a decent life,” said a spokesperson from the Humane Society.
Gestation Crates