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United Egg Producers Pledges to End Male Chick Culling

United Egg Producers Pledges to End Male Chick Culling

Currently, male chicks hatched to egg-laying hens in factory farms have pretty bleak prospects. Within a day, these chicks are sorted from their female counterparts and tossed unceremoniously into what amounts to a very large blender. It’s a practical consideration for egg producers, but it’s all pretty grisly and dystopian. Roughly 100 million male chicks… Continue Reading