"new year's eve is approaching and many will fit on that four of the rockets, for the last time, releasing thai lanterns. Now appeal to the Swedish farmers to have animal welfare in mind during the celebration. "
"More and more people are using the thai lanterns, called khom loys, on new year's eve as a substitute for fireworks. Now, they may also become more common, when the rockets on the stick is prohibited with effect from the summer of 2019."
"For many it seems the lanterns harmless, something that Sweden's farmers now reject. In a press release from the federation of Swedish Farmers framförhåller the damage these lanterns can cause to the animals."
"– The thai ljuslyktorna are beautiful when they float away against the night sky. But when they fall down far away in a fields so they can become a serious threat for the cows, the vet says My Sahlman in the press release."
"Many of the lanterns are constructed of steel wire. When these end up on the ground, the cows can get to them via the feed, which can lead to severe internal injuries. "
"– Except that you should keep in mind the direction in which the lantern fly, so we recommend nyårsfirarna to select a lantern that is constructed of biodegradable natural materials and does not contain metal parts. It saves many farm animals unnecessary suffering, " says My Sahlman."
"They strike a blow to nyårsfirare should think of using rockets in such a way that they don't scare the animals or risk a fire starts in the barns and buildings. "
"”the Judge is happy about the area where the piece is expected to fall down is appropriate in terms of fire safety. There is a farm with animals nearby appeal LRF to it that you are extra careful”, they write in the press release."