Memorial Billboard to Pay Tribute to 50,000 Chickens Killed in Driffield Fire
A new billboard will be placed in Driffield to pay tribute to the 50,000 birds who were killed when two chicken sheds caught fire in the area.
21 Surprising Facts About Chickens
If more people understood chickens, they would probably hesitate before consuming their flesh or eggs. Here are some of our favourite facts about chickens.
Why Chick-Hatching Programmes Teach Kids All the Wrong Lessons About Animals
The lessons that chick-hatching projects teach children are neither educational nor compassionate, since they often cause animals to suffer.
This Is What a British Chicken Farm Looks Like
Seventy per cent of chickens used for meat are raised on intensive farms. See what one of these farms in the UK looks like.
Villagers and Activists Unite to Get Chicken Factory Farm Plan Rejected in Nottinghamshire
People power has helped stop a horrific new intensive broiler farm from being built.
Government U-Turn on Outrageous Plans to Scrap Official Animal Welfare Codes
After hearing from PETA and other animal protection groups, Defra has backtracked and told us it will not be allowing the poultry industry to set its own rules about how chickens should be treated.
Scrapped: Plans for Horrific Chicken Factory Farm Near York
The farmer withdrew the planning application for an intensive farm in Rufforth after it received thousands of objections from concerned local residents and compassionate people all over the country.
8 Disturbing Things You Didn’t Know About Eating Chicken
What’s the deal with the estimated 2.2 million chickens who are eaten in Britain each day?
A New Name for Britain’s Oldest Pub?
Changing the name of Britain’s oldest pub to Ye Olde Clever Cocks would help celebrate chickens as the intelligent, sensitive and social animals they are.
Why Does No One in the UK Want to Do This £40,000/Year Job?
New reports reveal that the UK poultry industry is facing a desperate shortage of “chicken sexers” – the people paid to spend all day examining the genitalia of chicks.
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