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News :: Politics : Race : Radical Culture : Social Welfare
Chickens Tortured In US
09 Feb 2019
Zillions of chickens have been killed, their dead body parts consumed by humans. Some have suffered in less publicized ways.
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CHICKEN STORIES

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CALIFORNIA
30,000 baby chicks
were sent through a San Diego
factory farm chipper
by workers too tired to continue
individual strangling.
The chipper became a chicker

CONNECTICUT
In Connecticut, Michael Ross
who strangled 8 women was
executed..
.. his history included as a 6 year old
boy being required to strangle baby
chicks on his father's poultry farm

OHIO
At a factory farm in Croton,
after nine days without food or water,
one half million chickens were bulldozed
alive into graves after a tornado
destroyed their metal shed and mangled
their cages..

ARKANSAS
In Arkansas, a million chickens
died as the electricity went out
and the metal sheds become
140 degree ovens. Whenever
electricity goes out, deaths from
freezing or baking occur to the
helpless birds.

WISCONSIN
Senator Russ Feingold joined Senators
Harkin and Grassley, successfully
removed minimal animal protection
for chickens, so that baby chicks
were classified as mail, crushed,
baked, frozen, dying of thirst on loading docks.

IOWA
Mercy For Animals has
a video of baby chicks
sent alive down a conveyor
belt to be crushed into paste.

PENNSYLVANIA
Cars are lined up behind
a chicken truck.. chickens
crammed into crates
their broken necks and wings
flapping in the wind.

MAINE
Factory farms
buy older laying
hens.
Every egg represents
32 hours the mother
was held captive in a cage.

NORTH CAROLINA

In North Carolina and factory
farms around the world,
these concentration camps
dump animal waste and
insecticides into the
world's waters.

SOUTH CAROLINA
Chickens are fed back
the boiled feathers of
their slaughtered sisters.

TEXAS
Chickens are fed
as elsewhere.. the
waste of animals
mixed in with grain.
It is called wastelage.

OHIO
An EPA worker sank neck
deep into quicksand like chicken
waste. Her life was saved
as she grabbed onto pipes overhead.

TENNESSEE:
Chickens are debeaked
so that they will not peck
each other to death from
the overcrowding.. sometimes
catches the chicken's tongue
in the debeaker.

MARYLAND:
At some factory farms
an eviscerator is used.
It is a bin of swirling knives
into which baby boy chicks,
redundant, are sent.

CALIFORNIA
In Petaluma
Chickens live their entire
lives without spreading
their wings.. or taking
a stretch.

COLORADO
Every egg requires 120 gallons
of production water.

MASSACHUSETTS
Every egg served in a hospital
is 275 mg to 300 mg of
cholesterol.

MINNESOTA
Fixing eggs for her family
a housewife sees a skillet
full of beaks, claws,
and blood.. from fertilized
eggs.

GEORGIA
Eggs amount for nearly half
of food poisoning fatalities
annually.

ALABAMA
Chickens are given cattle
parts..a practice which generates
Mad Chicken Disease.

ARIZONA
Chickens pass on cancer
.. leukemia.. it is called
leukosis by human chauvinists
when a chicken has it

NEW MEXICO
An old man lies in pain
with arthritis, as uric
acid or trioxypurine from
a chicken's flesh has
crystallized around his joints
in needle formation

MISSOURI
Flies process the biblical
plague of chicken waste
in factory farms.

INDIANA:
Forced molting causes
many chickens to die
of exposure to the cold.

VERMONT:
The use of female hormones
in the food and the
constant stress from living
in 24 hour a day light
and crowding.. create cervical, breast,
uterine, ovarian and prostate cancers

WASHINGTON DC:
Easter chicks for protection
are ignorantly taken to
the zoo.. and are fed
behind the scenes to snakes

WASHINGTON DC
Ronald Reagan passed legislation
to double the speed of slaughterhouse
lines.. dead chickens whiz past
inspectors.

WASHINGTON
The USDA records a fraction of
food poisonings,97% of which
are caused by animal products

NEBRASKA
Fish in rivers and lakes
show sexual deformities
as factory farm urine containing
female hormones pervades waters.

VIRGINIA
and 3 other states shut down chicken
slaughterhouses in latter 2003
because of declining command.

PENNSYLVANIA
As a young girl begins to bite
into a chicken sandwich her mother
is forcing her to eat, a rooster
crows. She puts down the sandwich
and never eats a chicken again.

MARYLAND

Frank Perdue had a pet chick.
When he was 6, his father made
him kill his pet. He would grow
up after this programming to kill billions of birds.

US

Nearly 3 million chickens in barn fires
burned to death
or died of smoke installation or falling
objects between 2013 and 2017. Millions
more died of freezing or baking in metal
sheds during power outages. Millions
more were crushed in storms.
https://twitter.com/MercyForAnimals/status/1093192865260417030

CANADA:
Power outages cause
chickens in winter
to freeze to death
in their metal death boxes.

UTAH:
A woman neighbor to a factory
farm said the chickens she
raised used to sing when
they were given fresh straw.
The chickens she lives near
she says.. never sing.

GERMANY
A man is barred from
farming because workers
in his chicken factory farm
nearly died from his illegal
use of nicotine insecticide
and because of his cruelty to
animals.

CHINA

Chinese government
worked to double egg production
which required the grain of
18 countries.
The following is from Mercy For Animals
"
In November 2004, Mercy For Animals investigators went behind the closed
doors of Ohio Fresh Eggs, formerly Buckeye Egg Farm, in Croton, Ohio and emerged
with shocking video and photographs that revealed the typical conditions inside
a battery cage facility.
MFA investigators discovered:
Hens with broken, damaged, and feces-covered feathers packed into battery
cages so small they cannot spread their wings.
Hens whose beaks had been painfully seared off with a hot blade.
Hens suffering from bloody open wounds and untreated growths and infections.

Hens who had become immobilized without access to water when their wings,
head, neck, or feathers became trapped in the wire of the cage.
Corpses left to rot in cages with birds still producing eggs for human
consumption.
A hen with the skin of her neck pierced by a piece of sharp wire on the top
of her cage. The hen's skin is shown slowly ripping off as the other hens jostle
against her.
A live hen in a trash can, left to die among carcasses.
The cruel conditions uncovered at Ohio Fresh
Eggs are, sadly, all too common. Over a dozen undercover investigations at egg
farms in Ohio, Maryland, Minnesota, and New Jersey have all uncovered similar
abuses. These facilities are not "bad apples", but rather they represent
accepted practices within the egg industry.
Ending institutionalized animal abuse is as simple as adopting a vegan diet"


fter 9 Days With No Food Or Water, The Remaining Living Chickens Were Buried Alive

When Anton Pohlmann was barred from factory farming in Germany because of animal cruelty and because workers nearly died from his nicotinic insecticide, Ohio Republican governor George Voinovich rolled out a red carpet , inviting him to cage chickens in Ohio.

In September of 2000, a tornado hit one of Pohlmann's Buckeye factory farms in Croton Ohio . the metal sheds blowing off roofs. The caged chickens (several to a 1 ft by 3 ft cage) were without food or water for 9 days. Some who were molting (shedding feathers) froze to death. Those remaining alive, hundreds of thousands, were bulldozed into graves.

UPC and other chicken rescue groups worked hard to rescue the birds. Those present in rescue efforts were ordered off the property before the bulldozing began.

Chickens off roast to death in summer heat when electricity goes out in their metal sheds. They often freeze to death in winter with outages. They are debeaked so that they will not peck each other from the stress of overcrowding. Their claws sometimes grow around the cage mesh, further imprisoning them.

Electrical outages happen frequently in the many factory farm states. What happened in Croton Ohio has happened many places with variations. But the corporate media who make billions a year from animal flesh, fish flesh, egg and dariy ads, who run dozens of cooking shows promoting those products, do not consider animal casualties at factory farms worthy of mention.

Factory farms generate millions of flies, nature's garbage removers. One Ohio EPA official sank up to her neck in the quicksand like chicken waste, her life saved by grabbing onto pipes overhead. Neighbors who sued Pohlmann because of the flies won a settlement but Pohlmann, like many other high finance operators, declared bankruptcy.

Ohio Wesleyan students researched and found alarming levels of salmonella in the streams near to Croton.

Ralph Nader's Ohio Public Citizen found that Buckeye which has had at least 2 name changes since...(Agrigeneral and Ohio Fresh Egg) was selling 6 month old eggs. Others reported the use of child labor.

Art Margolis: Every factory farm egg comes from a chicken confined in a cage for an average 32 hours. It takes 120 gallons of production water and is an average 250 to 300 mg of cholesterol (animal fat).

Eggs account for nearly 1/2 of all food poisoning fatalities annually. They make vaccines even more toxic. They often transmit campylobacter, listeria, etc.

Things are not better under the animal agriculture oriented Republican governor, John Kasich, who used the taxes of all Ohioans to train the children of the 4% of Ohioans who are hunters how to kill animals with guns, traps, and bows and arrows.

http://www.veganoutreach.org/articles/eggs/
http://www.upc-online.org/fall2000/buckeye.html
http://pcrm.org



There are millions of vegan recipes online for cooking pastries etc without eggs.

hatchery.mercyforanimals.org
http://upc-online.org
http://www.veganoutreach.org/articles/eggs/
See also:
http://upc-online.org
http://hatchery.mercyforanimals.org

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