Petition End the Cage Age: ban cages for all farmed animals.

Across the UK, millions of farmed animals are kept in cages, unable to express their natural behaviours. This causes huge suffering.

We call on the UK government to end this inhumane practice by banning all cages for farmed animals. Cages are cruel.

More details

This cannot be the future of British farming.

We, the undersigned, call on the Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs to bring forward legislation that amends the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007 to prohibit the use of:

a) barren and enriched cages for farmed animals including cages for laying hens, rabbits, pullets, broiler breeders, layer breeders, quail, pheasants, partridges, guinea fowl;
b) farrowing crates for sows;
c) individual calf pens

Sign this petition

55,659 signatures

Show on a map

100,000

Government will respond

Government responds to all petitions that get more than 10,000 signatures

Waiting for 9 days for a government response

At 100,000 signatures...

At 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament

Share this petition