On January 3rd 2017 I travelled to Greeley, Colorado to bear witness with the activists of Greeley Cow Save, the local chapter of the worldwide Save Movement. The JBS slaughterhouse is one of the largest in North America, killing over 5400 cows a day, six days a week, with a max capacity at 6000 cows slaughtered per day. The sheer size of this location is hard to describe, trucks enter the slaughterhouse at a horrifying rate, sometimes 2 or 3 at a time; it takes up a large block and the smell surrounding this small town is just putrid.
At the front gates of the slaughterhouse we were able to document brief moments with the animals inside as the trucks lined up to be unloaded.
(Watch on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOblmOKGNkw)
My hope is that this video encourages others in the Colorado area to join these amazing activists who hold regular events featured on their Facebook page:
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