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National Farm Animals Day

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About National Farm Animals Day

When is National Farm Animals Day? This holiday is always observed on April 10

This April 10 holiday event supports a noble cause. According to Colleen Paige, the creator of this day, National Farm Animals Day was created to “raise awareness about the plight of slaughter animals, as well as to find homes for abandoned and abused farm animals”. The day promotes the welfare of American livestock.

Old McDonald has a farm. On Old McDonald’s farm and many other farms, you will see a wide variety of domesticated animals. Some of the common farm animals include cows, chickens, horses, pigs, sheep, turkeys, ducks, rabbits, and goats. But, that’s not the whole list. Many other animals are sometimes raised on farms. Other less common farm animals are  Llamas, ostriches, buffalo, oxen, and more.    

When we think of farm animals, We think of the many lovable sides of them. We don’t think of their treatment and living conditions. It’s not always ideal. In addition to many forms of abuse,  they are often treated with excessive hormones and antibiotics.

Visit a working farm today. It’s a great way to gain an appreciation for the treatment and living conditions of farm animals.

How to Celebrate National Farm Animals Day

How to celebrate National Farm Animals Day:

  • We encourage you to participate in this day, by showing your support for the fair treatment of all animals.
  • Also, visit a working farm today, to see farm animals in their normal environment. A bonus is to visit a farm where there’s a petting zoo and you can feed them, too.

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History and Origin of National Farm Animals Day

This holiday event was created in 2005 by Colleen Paige, a Pet and Family Lifestyle Expert.

We found no documentation in congressional records to confirm that this is truly a national day. Nor, did we find a presidential proclamation.

Definition of “National” Days – and why it is important to distinguish true National days.

More April 10 Holidays

Here are more April 10 holidays we are sure you will enjoy:

Golfer’s Day 

National Siblings Day

Safety Pin Day

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