Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement Characters

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Chickens

Chickens raised on modern farm factories have a miserable existence from their births to their premature deaths. Those that are raised for consumption are jammed with dozens of other chickens in wire cages that are filthy and uncomfortable and dangerous. The chickens are unable to spread their wings in the cramped conditions. Their feet can get so tangled up in the wire that they actually grow to the wire making it impossible for them to move.

The crowded and stressful conditions to which the chickens are subjected create frustration and fighting among the birds. So that chickens cannot peck and injure other chickens, their top beaks are removed in a device referred to as a guillotine. There are no enforced standards that require the producers to clean up chicken droppings. The ammonia from the droppings creates unsafe air in the chicken factories, which usually have no windows, and...

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