factory farming

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factory farming

[′fak·trē ‚fär·miŋ]
(agriculture)
Raising livestock indoors under conditions of extremely restricted mobility.
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She and her volunteers have now saved the lives of over 10,000 battery hens.
IF you want to rehome a battery hen and help them live out a free range retirement, you will need:
As they roll in, each customer is asked to make a 50p donation for each bird, the money going to the Battery Hen Welfare Trust to keep this operation going.
The trust launched an appeal to the public in November to help re-home as many of the last batch of battery hens as possible.
She was backed in January this year by celebrity TV chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's TV campaign to expose the brutal living conditions of battery hens.
I could see myself becoming a battery hen in the qualifiers.
Austria, Finland and Sweden want to see a complete ban on battery hen production, even though as much as 90% of the 270 million laying hens in Europe arestill kept in cages.
YESTERDAY the ban was introduced for battery hen eggs being produced in the UK.
The European Union-wide ban on eggs from caged birds comes into force in the New Year, but there are concerns that some members states will not have converted from the system in time and battery hen eggs will continue to find their way into the UK food chain.
And while the former battery hen has not turned broody herself, two feathered friends, Blanche and Jennifer, have stepped in to incubate the eggs, at their Northumberland home.
In it, he gassed chicks and stunned and slaughtered adult birds in an attempt to reveal the reality behind battery hen egg production.
For your chance to win one just tell us if the Ferrari badge features A) A flying pig, B) A prancing horse, C) A battery hen.

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