Sheep breeders and the wolf

Credits: Yena Lee

Sheep at the Paris Agriculture Fair 2014 Credits: Yena Lee

This year at the Paris Agriculture Fair, sheep breeders were angry at the wolf. On the opening day, they protested by covering their animals with black veils.

“I don’t breed sheep to feed them to the wolf” – Paul, Sheep Breeder from the Bouches du Rhone

Credits: Yena Lee

Interview of Paul – Sheep Breeder from the Bouches du Rhone at the Paris Agriculture Fair 2014  Credits: Yena Lee

Over the past 6 years, wolves have killed more 6000 sheep in France but as they are a protected species, farmers are not allowed to harm them .

Credits: Yena Lee

Interview of British Sheep Breeders at the Paris Agriculture Fair 2014 Credits: Yena Lee

In this video, we have collected the views of some breeders at the Paris Salon:

More information about the protection of wolves can be found here:

http://www.wolvesandhumans.org/wolves/conservation_of_wolves_in_europe.htm
http://www.euronatur.org/Protecting-Wolves-in-Europe.1447.0.html

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