07 Jan '12, 7pm

Abuse at Butterball Turkey Factory Farm | Care2 Causes

Mercy for Animals (MFA ) is well known for its undercover investigations of animal abuse and cruelty at factory farms. For three weeks between November and December 2011, an undercover investigator filmed egregious acts of cruelty and abuse of turkeys at a Butterball semen collection farm in Shannon, North Carolina. Domestic turkeys bred for human consumption are genetically engineered to grow so large and so fast they cannot reproduce normally; hence, the semen farms. This biological manipulation also results in bone and joint deformities as well as fatal heart attacks. Wild turkeys are agile; they can fly and partake in normal turkey behaviors like frolicking, leg stretching and dust-bathing. Butterball turkeys can’t — even if they were allotted the space to do so. “Turkeys are fully capable of feeling pain, fear, stress and of suffering, and the way they are treated in ...

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