In one of the stables in the münsterland region 900 pigs have died. According to the police Unknown broke into the farm and had the power of the House - and thus the life - support cut off at the end of the air supply of the animals. The operation belongs to the son of the Bundestag Johannes Röring. The CDU politician is the President of the Westphalian-Lippe agricultural Association.
the background of The fact are as yet unclear. But that the perpetrators were invaded in the time between Sunday evening and Monday morning in the art room of the operation, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Vreden. On Monday Morning the owner of the farm discovered the dead animals, and reported the incident. The economic damage is estimated to be around 100 000 Euro. The criminal police took over the investigation and looking for witnesses. The owner's family intends to appeal, according to a police spokesperson, on Tuesday to the Public.
Already in 2013, more than 900 pigs found dead
It is not the first Time that the mast attachment device in the headlines. In July 2013, more than 900 pigs were suffocated in the barn. At the time, however, a technical Defect had caused the failure of the ventilation system. Because an alarm system had not been struck, was not warned of the pig fattening operators. The farmer had alerted the authorities.
Later, animal rights activists took the system to the visor. They secretly broke in the operation, in order to document alleged violations of the animal welfare act. The pictures were shown in the ARD-magazine "Panorama". Bauer, President Röring had rejected the allegations.