Chickens Are Not Mindless

This article is taken from “The Food Revolution” by John Robbins, pg. 190-194.
Chickens are not mindlessTHE GOLDEN EGG

When I asked one poultry producer whether he was worried about the increasing public concern for farm animal welfare, he told me, “They’re just stupid birds.”

This attitude underlies the way chickens are treated in the poultry industry today. “They’re just stupid birds,” so there’s no limit on how cruelly you can treat them. People with a little more sensitivity, however, look at it differently. Continue reading