98.7% of pigs live without straw bedding
98.1% of breeding sows are put into farrowing crates
72.1% of breeding sows are permanently in sow stalls
45.,4% of pigs live with illegally little natural light
99.2% of breeding sows live without nesting material
It seems the only Austrian political party opposed to making animal issues a part of their political campaign also happen to be the party currently in power. The Conservative Party issued a statement in response to the press conference, saying that they disagree that pigs are kept in deplorable conditions and that they see no need to change the law.
Activists have set up a web page to publicise their study, complete with images. It can be viewed at www.vgt.at/schweine.