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Remove the "Pig Scramble" and "Sheep Riding" from annual fair events.

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Young pigs are needlessly traumatized and easily injured during the violent event called a "Pig Scramble" during which screaming, terrified pigs are chased around a pen as children tackle, pin and grab at them in attempts to catch them. Sheep are not meant to be ridden no matter the weight restriction. This activity can result in severely injured sheep and at the very least causes the sheep pain and stress. There is simply no need for "entertainment" at the expense of an animal's well-being. It is our responsibility to teach our children to respect and care for the creatures with whom we share our planet.


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