A whole lot of 1000’s of Chickens to be Suffocated; PETA Calls for Motion, Accountability


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December 15, 2023

Brittney Williams 202-483-7382

Little Rock, Ark.

A whole lot of 1000’s of Chickens to be Suffocated; PETA Calls for Motion, Accountability

Following studies that the Arkansas Division of Agriculture has began killing a whole bunch of 1000’s of younger chickens as a result of Cooks Enterprise doesn’t need them—by suffocating them with foam, an agonizing loss of life that may take so long as 14 minutes—PETA rushed a letter to Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward immediately expressing outrage on the merciless slaughter and callous waste of birds’ lives and slamming the company for utilizing merciless and lazy killing strategies not authorised by the American Veterinary Medical Affiliation (AVMA) for non-emergencies. PETA factors out that the chickens have been basically deserted by Cooks Enterprise following its sudden shutdown, leaving the Division of Agriculture to take care of hundreds of thousands of birds crammed into filthy sheds on the firm’s provide farms.


Chickens on a manufacturing unit farm. Credit score: PETA


“These chickens have suffered in crowded, ammonia-ridden sheds their complete lives, and now, outrageously, they’re being suffocated to loss of life en masse on the taxpayers’ dime whereas Cooks Enterprise washes its palms of them,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is looking for accountability and urging the Arkansas Division of Agriculture to cease the killing of those chickens through suffocation or different merciless strategies not sanctioned by the AVMA, and we urge everybody to go vegan to stop this type of ruthless mass killing.”

Chickens killed for his or her flesh are crowded by the tens of 1000’s into filthy sheds and bred to develop such unnaturally giant higher our bodies that their legs usually develop into crippled beneath the load. On the slaughterhouse, their throats are minimize, usually whereas they’re nonetheless acutely aware, and plenty of are scalded to loss of life in defeathering tanks.

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals usually are not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview, and provides a free vegan starter package on its web site. For extra data, please go to PETA.org, take heed to The PETA Podcast, or observe the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.


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