31 Dec '11, 2am

Police Raid Butterball After Mercy For Animals Investigation

Police Raid Butterball After Mercy For Animals Investigation

, the investigation took place over November and December of 2011 at a Butterball factory farm used to collect semen from the turkeys for breeding. Their investigator recorded video of horrific abuse, including “workers violently kicking and stomping on birds, dragging them by their fragile wings and necks, and maliciously throwing turkeys onto the ground or into transport trucks in full view of company management.” The list continues, and many of the turkeys were left to die, a situation of which management was reportedly aware. “Severely injured turkeys, unable to stand up or walk, left to die without any veterinary care, because treating sick or injured birds was too costly and time consuming, as the farm manager explained to MFA’s investigator.”

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