Thursday, March 25, 2010

and then one day in the life of a chick.

Very Disturbing. Maybe Shocking. Use Discretion. Your Meat will never taste the same again.

Thrown, dropped, mutilated, and ground-up alive. This is the disturbing reality faced by hundreds of thousands of chicks each day at the world's largest egg-laying breed hatchery Hy-Line International in Spencer, Iowa.

New hidden camera footage obtained at this facility during a undercover investigation gives a disturbing glimpse into the cruel and industrialized reality of modern hatcheries.

The warm, comforting, and protective wings of these newly hatched chicks' mothers have been replaced with massive machines, quickly moving conveyor belts, harsh handling, and distressing noise. These young animals are sorted, discarded, and handled like mere cogs in a machine.

An excerpt from a film about the generating of our daily meals. The procedure shown here is very funny to look at. Although the tragedy behind it is recognizable...


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