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Investigation into the Drobin illegal market, 4 Jul 2013

A team of ‘Viva! Poland’, on behalf of Animals’ Angels, inspects an illegal animal market in Drobin. The temperature is 17°C. Approximately 5 cows, 10 calves and 50 piglets are brought to the market. The team does not know the market’s exact location or hours in advance, therefore they have to drive late at night […]

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Investigation into the Nowy Targ market, 18 Jul 2013

A team of ‘Viva! Poland’, on behalf of Animals’ Angels, inspects an illegal animal market in Nowy Targ. Approximately 150 piglets, 5 cows, 2 horses and 1 calf are for sale. The market takes place inside a tiny fenced area within the town market. There is no kind of infrastructure like ramps or shelter. The […]

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Investigation into the Skoczów market, 25 Jul 2013

A team of ‘Viva! Poland’, on behalf of Animals’ Angels, inspects a market in Skoczów, in the south-west of the country. There are over 2500 of poultry for sale, hens, chickens, and ducks among others, also piglets, and even rabbits. They are all kept in small cages, severely overcrowded, with no space to move. Many […]

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Investigation into the Łącko market, 14 Aug 2013

A team of Viva! Poland, on behalf of Animals’ Angels, inpects an animal market in Lacko. Mostly small animals and poultry are up for sale but there are also 5 cows, including calves, 5 sheep and approximately 50 piglets. The calves and piglets are transported in regular cargo trucks. The market’s infrastructure only features a […]

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Investigation into the Golub-Dobrzyń market, 30 Aug 2013

A team of Viva! Poland, on behalf of Animals’ Angels, visits an animal market in Golub Dobrzyn, Nothern Poland. The market is held on a fenced but however non-paved property. The concrete ramps are grown over with grass like they have never been used. There is no real entrance check and no visible supervision on […]

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Investigations into the Radzymin market, Sep 2013

6.09.2013: A team of Viva! Poland, on behalf of Animals’ Angels, inspects an animal market in Radzymin. Approximately 150 cows and one horse are for sale. The temperature is 15°C. The animals are tight-laced in large groups without water and bedding. The market operator and veterinarian admit cows with overgrown hooves and emaciation, which are […]

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Investigations into the Kozłów Biskupi market, Oct and Nov 2013

22.10.2013: A team of Viva Poland, on behalf of Animals’ Angels inspects a market in Kozlow Biskupi. The temperature is 8°C. 80 cows, 50 horses, 100 piglets and approximately 400 poultry and 10 rabbits are for sale. The small animals, including poultry, are kept in small cages without water. The team witnesses and documents a […]

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Investigation into the Stary Sacz market, 27 Nov 2013

Viva! Poland, on behalf of Animals’ Angels inspects a market in Stary Sącz. The temperature is – 4ºC. The market’s newly-built infrastructure, such as pavement, fencing, shelters and goods-stands were funded from EU subsidies, a fact which is often highlighted by the local authorities. However, the market activity is far from being civilized. Piglets and […]

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Investigation into the Nowy Targ market, 28 Nov 2013

On 28 nov 2013, team of Viva! Poland on behalf of Animals’ Angels inspects a market in Nowy Targ. The market lasts for approximately 5 hours and the temperature drops down even to -13°C. There are few big animals being sold, which is less than 5 horses, 3 sheep, 2 cows, and approximately 50 piglets, […]

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Investigation into the market Bodzentyn, Poland, 03 Nov 2012

On the 3rd of November, our representatives have visited an animal market in Bodzentyn, Poland. The market took place from 06.30 to 8.40 am and the temperature was 2,5 °C. There were approximately 200 cows and 2 sheep at the market, which is less than the regular number there. The basic infrastructure like loading ramp, […]