Written by PETA
Last week, we told you about TWJ Farms, an egg factory farm in Nebraska that planned to kill 70,000 unwanted chickens by placing them in an industrial machine and grinding them up—while still alive. According to a whistleblower, TWJ has killed hundreds of thousands of hens this way in recent years, and TWJ CEO Joe Claybaugh seems to confirm it in news reports. A witness stated that many of the birds were maimed or mutilated during the process and suffered in agony for hours before they died.
After PETA sent an urgent plea asking local and state law enforcement officials to intervene—and thanks to your calls and e-mails to the company—we have received confirmation from the Nebraska State Patrol that TWJ will not grind up the 70,000 chickens as planned.
We're still waiting to hear directly from TWJ and its primary egg customer, Minnesota-based Michael Foods, Inc., that TWJ and all Michael Foods egg suppliers will use only legal, approved means to kill sick, injured, or unwanted chickens. But you don't have to wait to make a difference: You can help spare millions of birds from unimaginable suffering by cutting eggs out of your diet.
Written by Paula Moore
i want to say any human that can needlessly killed and torcher any living creature should be ashamed of themselves it makes me sick to think of it and if i had known how this animals where killed i would have stopped along time ago i did no anybetter and thanks to your website you have changed my life for the better and i will speak on behalf all animals big or small keeping my main focus on the animal farms since they dont have many to speak for them we have to
Another good reason to quit eating chickens is the steroids they are injected with. I recently became a diabetic at 26 years old, 4% body fat, and a healthy diet. There is a link between steroids and diabetes, and it is said that 1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed with some type of diabetes at some point in their life. Take it from me, you don't want this. And hopefully it can help eliminate the cruelty to these innocent animals.
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