WORLD FARM ANIMALS DAY, observed on (or around) October 2nd, is dedicated to exposing, mourning, and memorializing the needless suffering and killing of the more than 55 billion cows, pigs, turkeys, chickens, and other sentient land animals in the world’s factory farms and slaughterhouses. It is a day for all to speak out against the atrocities and brutalization inflicted on animals raised for meat, eggs, and dairy.

The annual occasion is observed with activities in all 50 U.S. states and two dozen other countries. The date marks the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.

World Farm Animals Day 2009 was a global success! Events took place throughout 450 communities in all 50 U.S. states and 29 other countries.

View the WFAD 2009 International Report, Photo Gallery and Videos!

In the U.S capital, FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement) got active throughout the entire month of October.View FARM’s report and video on DC WFAD observances.

Meat Package Demo
Street Demo
Slaughter Truck Block
Slaughterhouse Vigil

World Farm Animals Day is coordinated by FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement), a non-profit national advocacy organization promoting plant-based (vegan) diets to save animals, reduce global warming, conserve environmental resources, and improve public health.

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