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“A backyard slaughterhouse operating on the outskirts of Melbourne has sparked fears of cruel practices and potential COVID-19 outbreaks after undercover footage surfaced of sheep being butchered inside a garage. In part of the footage, four people and animals, including rats and kittens, can be seen coming and going from the makeshift slaughterhouse floor as one sheep appears to take more than five minutes to die, thrashing its tethered legs as it lay on its back in a metal cradle without first being stunned.” 9 August 2020