Written by Michelle Kretzer
year, people who exploit chickens and reduce them to bits in a bucket gather at
the International Poultry
Expo to congratulate each
other on making money at it. So this year, PETA sent a flock of "birds"
to suggest that attendees give a cluck about chickens:
on pots and pans and shouting, "We are not nuggets!" the chickens got
everyone's attention. A surprisingly large number of attendees accepted the demonstrators'
leaflets and listened to explanations of how chickens suffer on factory farms
and in slaughterhouses, including being mutilated and drugged, having their throats slit while still
alive, and often being scalded to death.
was an educational expo indeed.
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