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Tyson Factory Farm

I stopped in to check out a Tyson chicken factory farm yesterday, and videotaped it. Here’s the video:

To see what conditions are like inside these sheds, here’s a video I did not take:

For more info, check out peta’s chicken cruelty webpage.

I became a vegetarian just under a year ago primarily because of the negative impacts that the meat industry has on the environment. Anyone whose taken a biology class knows that eating something that ate a plant food is 90% less efficient than eating the plant food directly. With factory farming, these impacts are significantly amplified. The factory farming industry generates more greenhouse-gas emissions than cars, planes, ships, trucks, and trains in the world combined. Learn more about the Meet’s Not Green campaign at peta’s website.

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4 comments to Tyson Factory Farm

  • spencer

    You know its illegal to slaughter dead or dying livestock. Your PETA video is not the industry standard.

    • Anonymous

      @Spencer I was really just trying to show the first few seconds, which shows inside the sheds I was filming in person. 24,000 chickens per shed in miserable conditions.

  • NikkiNicho

    Oh gee… thanks for getting some first hand. I see stuff like this in Food Inc., etc but I’ve never been up to a chicken house myself…

  • NikkiNicho

    I also don’t understand how you had the reserve not to break in a free all the chickens. I think I would have had to…

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