Chickens on factory farms are crowded by the thousands into dark sheds that reek of ammonia from the accumulated waste in which the animals are forced to stand. These birds are denied everything that is natural and important to them. They are barely given room to move – each bird lives in approximately the amount of space equivalent to a standard sheet of paper – and never allowed to see the light of day until they are stuffed into crates and transported to slaughter. At the slaughterhouse, they are hung upside down … Read more.
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