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Anticarnist Donates £1300 to help Vegetarian Farmer’s Cows at Hillside Animal Sanctuary

To everyone who has helped support Anticarnist in its first year, I’d like to say a massive THANK YOU! It’s because of you that Anticarnist is able to now place a donation of a whopping £1300 to Hillside Animal Sanctuary. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. As you may have already seen […]

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The Vegans Who Stand Outside Slaughterhouses

I thought long and hard about it before I went to my very first slaughterhouse vigil, otherwise known as an ‘Animal Save‘. Would it be helpful for animal rights? Would it be detrimental to the animals in the trucks? Would it make my activism better or worse in the future? Would it negatively effect my […]

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Why I Don’t Eat Backyard Hen Eggs (And It’s Not The Reason You’d Think)

When I saw the headline “10,000 Hens in Norfolk Needing Homes Before 29th June” back in 2009 on the Sky News website I was an avid meat eater. Nevertheless, I read on to discover 29th June was in fact their slaughter date and those that weren’t rehomed as pets would be killed for cheap pies […]

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Animal Agriculture Industry Holds Conference Aiming to Help Fight Animal Rights “Extremists”

As the old Gandhi quote goes, “first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”. And the Animal Agriculture Alliance, are most definitely at the fighting stage. In fact, they’ve been fighting those pesky animal rights activists for the past thirty years. This week the Animal Agriculture Alliance […]

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Fanmail Part 1: The Animal Holocaust & Making The Connection

  An anonymous email sent to mail@anticarnist.com regarding the above image: I know this a bit late but I want to let you know that this [tweet] was the one that made the click in my head. I’m glad I found this image because I’ve been vegan for three days now thanks to this and the […]

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URGENT APPEAL: Violent Robbery Threatens The Future of Little Hen Rescue

In the early hours of Friday 15th August three masked men broke into the animal rescue centre in Norfolk, England where Toby Chaplin was staying as a night watchman. They bound the 23 year old with parcel tape and beat him while ransacking the caravan Mr Chaplin was sleeping in as well as the main […]

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Out of Battery

Every so often I commission an artist to paint battery hens either during or after their time at the farm. The painting below was perfectly created by the ever-inspirational artist Ejay Basford and will be framed as a reminder as to where my own hens come from and, despite everything, how determined they are to really live. BATTERY […]

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11 Facts About Factory Farming

  1. A factory farm is a large-scale industrial operation that houses thousands of animals raised for food—such as chickens, turkeys, cows, and pigs—and treats them with hormones and antibiotics to prevent disease and maximize their growth and food output. 2. Animals are fed and sprayed with huge amounts of pesticides and antibiotics, which can […]