Monday, June 26, 2017

Half-Truths At Wagner Farm Won't Shield Reality Of Sale To Slaughter Outcomes

Why are school and camp groups at the public-funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL, routinely heard being told, at best, what are described by many as only half-truths, such as the lambs and pigs will be at Wagner Farm until they're taken to the Lake County Fair, and that the lambs and pigs are given good food so that they get big and strong?

Where is the rest of the information for these children, such as these lambs and pigs are taken to the Lake County Fair and sold at auction for slaughter, and apparently given good food so that they get big and strong to qualify for prize judging and reaching a market weight to qualify to be sold at auction for slaughter? Why aren't the final outcomes for these animals included in these tour rhetoric? Perhaps due to the negative impact it might have on Wagner Farm's chosen program outcomes and audiences in support of animal agriculture?




Wagner Farm management personnel has already confirmed to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund personnel that these 2017 project lambs and pigs will be sold to slaughter (18 lambs and 14 pigs) and that some of the lambs have already been moved to a separate shed area on the property for fattening.



https://lcfair.com/livestock-auction/

#ThereIsNoHumaneSlaughter
#StopHumaneWashing
#DontBuyTheHumaneLie

And the pig who's been kept in the quarantine stall for almost eight weeks now? She's still in there as of today (photo).

Her story can be found at: www.WagnerFarmRescueFund.blogspot.com


Even the rooster who died last year was killed under questionable circumstances:

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2016/04/neck-reported-as-twisted-wagner-farm.html




Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506

Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org

Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org

Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org

Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org
http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations


Thursday, June 15, 2017

And Still She Waits

And still she waits..
As this pig grows, the amount of available stall space for her to move around in gets smaller.
Wagner Farm management personnel has already confirmed to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund personnel that these 2017 project lambs and pigs will be sold to slaughter (18 lambs and 14 pigs) and that some of the lambs have already been moved to a separate shed area on the property for fattening.
#ThereIsNoHumaneSlaughter
#StopHumaneWashing
#DontBuyTheHumaneLie




Even the rooster who died last year was killed under questionable circumstances:
http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2016/04/neck-reported-as-twisted-wagner-farm.html



Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506
Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org
Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org
Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org



Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org
http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations

Monday, June 12, 2017

No Mud Hole For This Victimized And Quarantined Pig

Some of the Glenview Clovers 4-H pigs at the public funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL, cool off in a mud hole and others lay together in another part of the stall area - while one pig lays quarantined in a separate stall area for almost six weeks now. Her snout can be seen in this video and photo, sticking out of the bottom of the stall.
As this pig grows, the amount of available stall space for her to move around in gets smaller.
Wagner Farm management personnel has already confirmed to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund personnel that these 2017 project lambs and pigs will be sold to slaughter (18 lambs and 14 pigs) and that some of the lambs have already been moved to a separate shed area on the property for fattening.
#ThereIsNoHumaneSlaughter
#StopHumaneWashing
#DontBuyTheHumaneLie




Even the rooster who died last year was killed under questionable circumstances:

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2016/04/neck-reported-as-twisted-wagner-farm.html




Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506
Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org
Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org
Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org


Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org
http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations

Thursday, May 25, 2017

A Snout In Solitary Confinement


For three weeks now, this Glenview Clovers 4-H pig has been in quarantine at the public funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL.

Her snout can be seen sticking out of the bottom of the stall this morning.

As one concerned member of the public has already expressed it, "to me, this is abuse in itself".

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2017/05/to-me-this-is-in-itself-abuse.html

Still in quarantine as of this morning at the public funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL - when asked by Wagner Farm Rescue Fund if she might be stuck there (until sold to slaughter by Wagner Farm and their Glenview Clovers 4-H), management from Wagner Farm said "we'll see". When further asked about the pig being released to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund if it does turn out she's going to be stuck in quarantine ongoing, the reply was "I don't think so".
Therefore, it appears that if it comes to a pig actually being stuck in quarantine long-term, Wagner Farm would instead plan on keeping the pig there until the pig would go to slaughter, rather than release the pig to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund where the pig wouldn't have to be kept in quarantine and would go to sanctuary.
Management went on to say that they want to keep her safe. Many will say that's perversely ironic as apparently, that means keeping her 'safe' just until it's time by their desired outcome to sell her to slaughter - at that point, her safety is obviously irrelevant to Wagner Farm.
With Wagner Farm Rescue Fund, this pig would truly be safe - and ongoing, not kept 'safe' until her use to Wagner Farm and their Glenview Clovers 4-H is apparently no longer needed or wanted.


18 lambs and 14 pigs are being victimized as part of Wagner Farm's Glenview Clovers 4-H 2017 programming* - on top of the dozens already lost from their prior years' programming.






Even the rooster who died last year was killed under questionable circumstances:
http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2016/04/neck-reported-as-twisted-wagner-farm.html



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Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506
Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org
Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org
Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org


Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org

http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Fattening Box

The public funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL - no pasture run-in shelter built for cows and horses for inclement weather to contribute to their well-being and general comfort, but a fattening area provided for Glenview Clovers 4-H lambs to apparently assist in fattening lambs for prize judging and sale to slaughter...all of this shows what to many is the authentic, unattractive face of the Glenview Park District's Wagner Farm, which is often managed to be hidden to much of the public behind their bucolic facade.







Why, after more than 16 years of Wagner Farm ownership by the Glenview (IL) Park District, is there still no pasture run-in shelter for inclement weather for the cows or horses at the public funded Wagner Farm, but a fattening area for their 'underweight' Glenview Clovers 4-H lambs has apparently been built?
What is being used as an apparent fattening area has shown up in the pasture, being used to address the 'underweight' issues (according to Wagner Farm personnel) of seemingly now 5 of the 18 lambs, perhaps to ultimately qualify them not only for prize judging and auction sale to slaughter at the Lake County (IL) Fair in July, but possibly due to 'urgency' for qualifying for Wagner Farm's own "stock" show on June 10?

This fattening area was referred to by Wagner Farm personnel as the "box", when Wagner Farm Rescue Fund personnel inquired to verify the number of lambs at Wagner Farm now (18) as a number of them (5 as of today) have not been sighted for several days with the other lambs in the regular stall where they've been kept, and when we then questioned as to where these other lambs are.

Cows and horses have been seen throughout the years sheltering themselves under trees during electrical storms, and seen outside in heavy snow and rain storms and in storms with hail bouncing off of them. A number of these animals are up in age, including one who has even been noted to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund personnel by Wagner Farm staff as being arthritic. These cows and horses essentially have no access to the barn unless manually put in by personnel - they are not given access to come and go from the barn of their own accord to avail themselves of storm shelter.

Wagner Farm Rescue Fund personnel has made numerous attempts on behalf of public concerns made over a period of years to address this issue with Wagner Farm / Glenview Park District personnel, with these concerns not only dismissed to us but inappropriately ridiculed as well by public-salaried personnel.

In addition, the pig who has been in quarantine is still in quarantine after 18 (+) days, with the reason given being to keep her "safe" from being picked on by other pigs - apparently meaning to keep her intact to get her to slaughter - while once again not releasing her to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund for lifelong, humane placement - which would be the optimal way to actually keep her safe ongoing, not just until she can be sold to slaughter at an optimal 'market' weight.



18 lambs and 14 pigs are being victimized as part of Wagner Farm's Glenview Clovers 4-H 2017 programming* - on top of the dozens already lost from their prior years' programming.

#ThereIsNoHumaneSlaughter

Even the rooster who died last year was killed under questionable circumstances:
http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2016/04/neck-reported-as-twisted-wagner-farm.html


*******************************************************************
Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506
Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org
Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org
Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org

Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org
http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

"To Me, This Is In Itself Abuse"


"To me, this is in itself abuse" - stated by a member of the public who is concerned about this pig


This pig can be seen still inside the stall this morning - Day 13 (+)



Pig Still In Quarantine: Another Wagner Farm 4-H Program Year Of Animal Welfare Issues

video


For more info:

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2017/05/pig-still-in-quarantine-day-6.html

Still in quarantine as of this morning at the public funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL - when asked by Wagner Farm Rescue Fund if she might be stuck there (until sold to slaughter by Wagner Farm and their Glenview Clovers 4-H), management from Wagner Farm said "we'll see". When further asked about the pig being released to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund if it does turn out she's going to be stuck in quarantine ongoing, the reply was "I don't think so".

Therefore, it appears that if it comes to a pig actually being stuck in quarantine long-term, Wagner Farm would instead plan on keeping the pig there until the pig would go to slaughter, rather than release the pig to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund where the pig wouldn't have to be kept in quarantine and would go to sanctuary.
Management went on to say that they want to keep her safe. Many will say that's perversely ironic as apparently, that means keeping her 'safe' just until it's time by their desired outcome to sell her to slaughter - at that point, her safety is obviously irrelevant to Wagner Farm.

https://lcfair.com/livestock-auction/

With Wagner Farm Rescue Fund, this pig would truly be safe - and ongoing, not kept 'safe' until her use to Wagner Farm and their Glenview Clovers 4-H is apparently no longer needed or wanted.

Wagner Farm's Glenview Clovers 4-H programming has been wrought with numerous reports over the course of ongoing years of Glenview Clovers 4-H lambs and pigs being reported as injured, sick, or dead while still at Wagner Farm - before they can even be taken to auction to be sold for slaughter.

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2015/07/dead-injured-andor-sick-animals-reported.html

#ThereIsNoHumaneSlaughter
#StopHumaneWashing
#DontBuyTheHumaneLie

18 lambs and 14 pigs are being victimized as part of Wagner Farm's Glenview Clovers 4-H 2017 programming* - on top of the dozens already lost from their prior years' programming.


"Meat cannot be procured without violence" - Dr. Melanie Joy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0VrZPBskpg






Even the rooster who died last year was killed under questionable circumstances:





*******************************************************************

Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506

Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org

Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org

Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org

Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org
http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations


Monday, May 15, 2017

Pig Still In Quarantine - Day 11 (+)

This pig can be seen still inside the stall this morning - Day 11 (+)



Pig Still In Quarantine: Another Wagner Farm 4-H Program Year Of Animal Welfare Issues


video

For more info:

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2017/05/pig-still-in-quarantine-day-8.html

Still in quarantine as of this morning at the public funded Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL - when asked by Wagner Farm Rescue Fund if she might be stuck there (until sold to slaughter by Wagner Farm and their Glenview Clovers 4-H), management from Wagner Farm said "we'll see". When further asked about the pig being released to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund if it does turn out she's going to be stuck in quarantine ongoing, the reply was "I don't think so".
Therefore, it appears that if it comes to a pig actually being stuck in quarantine long-term, Wagner Farm would instead plan on keeping the pig there until the pig would go to slaughter, rather than release the pig to Wagner Farm Rescue Fund where the pig wouldn't have to be kept in quarantine and would go to sanctuary.
Management went on to say that they want to keep her safe. Many will say that's perversely ironic as apparently, that means keeping her 'safe' just until it's time by their desired outcome to sell her to slaughter - at that point, her safety is obviously irrelevant to Wagner Farm.

https://lcfair.com/livestock-auction/

With Wagner Farm Rescue Fund, this pig would truly be safe - and ongoing, not kept 'safe' until her use to Wagner Farm and their Glenview Clovers 4-H is apparently no longer needed or wanted.

Wagner Farm's Glenview Clovers 4-H programming has been wrought with numerous reports over the course of ongoing years of Glenview Clovers 4-H lambs and pigs being reported as injured, sick, or dead while still at Wagner Farm - before they can even be taken to auction to be sold for slaughter.

http://wagnerfarmrescuefund.blogspot.com/2015/07/dead-injured-andor-sick-animals-reported.html


18 lambs and 14 pigs are being victimized as part of Wagner Farm's Glenview Clovers 4-H 2017 programming* - on top of the dozens already lost from their prior years' programming.



*******************************************************************
Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
http://glenviewparks.org/index.php/contact
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506
Todd Price
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
todd.price@glenviewparks.org
Michael McCarty
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
michael.mccarty@glenviewparks.org
Elsa Fischer
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
elsa.fischer@glenviewparks.org


Wagner Farm Rescue Fund is proud to be included on the web sites of:

All-Creatures.org
http://www.all-creatures.org/links/animalr.html
in their link to Animal Rights Organizations

Food for Thought - A Program of Animal Place
in their link to Animal Protection Organizations Endorsements

World Animal Net
http://worldanimal.net
in their directory of Animal Rights Organizations