caged hens

One day, in the not too distant future, we will look back on the practice of confining farm animals in cages and ask ourselves
One day, in the not too distant future, we will look back on the practice of confining farm animals in cages and ask ourselves
I discovered that the average broiler (meat) chicken lives only 45 days (up to 70 days if free range or organic), despite a life expectancy of about 10 years. The majority endure short lives in overcrowded barns or sheds, beaks clipped, with less space than a sheet of A4 paper. When they reach full-size they are cruelly transported to a premature and painful death.
A 14-year-old has persuaded Tesco to stop selling eggs from caged hens after rallying more than 280,000 people to support