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French Village to hand out free waste disposal units — Chickens

A tiny village in North West France has come up with a novel waste disposal scheme combining cost saving, environmental and social benefits.

50,000 chickens found left to starve on California egg farm

Turlock - In a disturbing situation, approximately 50,000 chickens were found dying at an egg farm outside of Modesto, Calif. last week. Officials say the tens of thousands of hens were starving, and had not been fed or given water in about two weeks.

Coronation Street star speaks up for hens

Coronation Street star Antony Cotton spoke out about the welfare of hens as it was announced that he had become a celebrity patron of the British Hen Welfare Trust.

Investigation finds animal welfare issues at Freedom Food farm

Sick and dying animals, overcrowding, mites and dirty water were some of the things found during an investigation into a free-range farm run by Noble Foods - Britain’s largest egg producer.

Op-Ed: If you eat large chicken eggs, are you being unkind to hens?

Do you agree that people are kinder to hens when they eat smaller or medium size eggs? Is it true that smaller eggs are more delicious?

Stink Dust May Pose Human Health Risks

Like flatulence that never goes away, gaseous ammonia and other odorous gases that result from animal manure can attach to dust particles, leaving behind matter that is both unpleasant and unhealthy for humans

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