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Egg Laying Slaves

Inside the scrambled priorities of an industrial egg laying facility, most hens are confined in wire “battery cages” like egg producing slaves, often with no room to move or even flap their wings without touching another bird. Their beaks are regularly seared off so they can’t kill or maim one another. They lack even a shred of privacy to lay their eggs, a condition that can cause great distress. After just a year of egg production, laying hens are slaughtered for potpies, soup stock, frozen dinners, or even ground up for fertilizer.



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