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Transport - United Poultry Concerns

When not buried alive, these hens are shredded into human food, pet food, mink feed and poultry feed. At the slaughterhouse, after being held in the trucks for 1 to 12 hours, chickens raised for meat are torn from the cages and hung upside down on a movable rack. As they move towards the killing knife, they are dragged through an electric

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Bestiality: Animal Liberation or Human License? By Karen ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dearest Pet takes us on a journey of human sexual interest in and use of nonhuman animals as documented in art, literature, court records, personal confessions, veterinary files, and popular culture through history up to the present. Dekkers forces us to look at some old things in a new way. He says, for instance, that since the God of the ...

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Tips about caring properly for chickens and other domestic ...

  Greeley, CO

Posted: (52 years ago) Purchase at your local pet store or feed store or order directly from Loveland Industries, PO Box 1289, Greeley, CO 80632. Phone: (970) 356-8929. Be sure to dust the birds underneath their wings and on the inside of their thighs, as well as the vent area and other parts of the body; EXCEPT THE FACE AND EYES. Fluff the powder gently into the ...

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Exotic Newcastle Disease (END) and the Mass Killing of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Petitioners and their healthy pet birds were prevented from attaining Justice against the arbitrary quarantine at the mock hearing held by Mike Cleary, Hearing Officer, Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Measurement Standards (Notice of Quarantine No. END 30371/NCA 23113, heard March 19, 2003).

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No Escape from Harsh Reality - the plight of domestic ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Cats and dogs are the most common domesticated animals, but go to any pet shop and you will also find wild animals for sale as pets. Lizards, turtles, tortoises, rats, parrots, and snakes are all wild animals, many taken from their native habitats, that are sold through the pet trade.

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The Social Life of Chickens and the Mental States I ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Freddaflower loved for me to hold her and pet her. She demanded to be picked up. She would close her eyes and purr while I stroked her feathers and kissed her face. From time to time, I placed her outside in the chicken yard, and sometimes she ventured out on her own, but she always came back.

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Educational Materials for Children - UPC Merchandise

Posted: (52 years ago) The birds in a pet shop think they are happy until a brown box punched full of air holes is left overnight on their front door step. The creature inside looks very weird at first. But as his feathers begin to grow, his true identity becomes apparent, and the stories he tells inspire the pet shop birds to pull off a …

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How to Capture a Duck Who Needs Help

Posted: (52 years ago) United Poultry Concerns, Inc. PO Box 150 Machipongo, VA 23405-0150 757-678-7875 FAX: 757-678-5070 www.upc-online.org

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The Animal Question in Anthropology: A Commentary

Posted: (52 years ago) The Animal Question in Anthropology: A Commentary: Barbara Noske 1 The Netherlands . Anthropologists commonly define their discipline, anthropology, as the study of anthropos (humankind) and think it perfectly natural to pay little or no attention to the nonhuman realm of animalkind.

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Poultry & Egg Industry - United Poultry Concerns

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 24, 2018  · Pet Food, Bird Shredding & Embryo Sexing: Behind the Scenes. 2020. Shipping Baby Chicks Through the Mail is Inhumane and Should Be Stopped 13 October 2020. 2019. The Boys of the Egg Industry UPC Fall 2019 Poultry Press; Animal Agriculture Alliance’s Take on the Animal Rights National Conference 3 August 2019.

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Coming Home to Roost: How to Keep Chickens as Pets - 12 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The City of Alameda caps the limit on pet chickens at six. Oakland residents may care for hens as pets; however, roosters are prohibited within city limits. A twenty-foot buffer must be in place between a bird's living space and any human dwelling in both Alameda and Oakland. Chickens may also be adopted as pets in Berkeley with a 25-foot ...

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Animal Rights Links - United Poultry Concerns

Posted: (52 years ago) Feel free to use banners to link to the UPC website Follow us on: Featured Websites: Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos; Animal Liberation Victoria

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Backyard Chicken-Keeping - United Poultry Concerns

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 14, 2008  · UPC’s Letter to My Pet Chicken about Shipping Baby Chicks, December 9, 2011 9 December 2011. 2011. Shipping young chicks compromises their welfare. Letter to My Pet Chicken from Nedim C. Buyukmihci, V.M.D., Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California - Davis, December 6, 2011. 9 December 2011 Baby Chicks Make Bad Christmas Gifts: Protest to My Pet …

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“Battery” Hens - United Poultry Concerns

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 04, 2021  · Pet Food, Bird Shredding & Embryo Sexing: Behind the Scenes 7 September 2016 (Also in UPC Fall 2016 Poultry Press) Happy hens, free of factory farms, don’t peck each other 21 August 2016 (Also in UPC Fall 2016 Poultry Press) Germany’s Decision to Affirm Legality of Male Chick Shredding Shines Global Spotlight on Practice 10 June 2016. 2015

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Urge USDA to Regulate Care & Use of Birds, Mice, and Rats

Posted: (52 years ago) 5) Regulate retail pet stores that sell larger species of birds such as conures, parrots, macaws, and cockatoos. Retail sales of other wild/exotic animals are regulated: this should include birds since, even when captive bred, they are still wild by nature and have not been “domesticated.” Mailing Instructions (Sample letter follows)

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The Difference Between the Dallas Zoo and McDonald's ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Difference Between the Dallas Zoo and McDonald's By Karen Davis, PhD Many people were surprised and outraged to learn that the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo, which is part of the Dallas Zoo, gasses to death, refrigerates, or throws in the garbage twelve or more chicks each week.

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Chick Shredding, Pet Food & Tyson Proteins - 22 February ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The pet food industry is a $30 billion industry. 7 American Proteins, based in Georgia and Alabama, has described itself as “the largest poultry protein and lipids conversion operation in the world, annually producing more than 750,000 tons of pet food and feed grade poultry protein meal and pet food and feed grade poultry fat and feather ...

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“Broiler Breeder” Chickens: Their Misery Revealed - 25 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) After 40 or so weeks of producing fertile eggs plagued by hunger, mutilations, toxic ammonia, fear, pain, stress and disease, broiler breeder chickens are “liquidated” and turned into human animal “food” and nonhuman animal “feed” and pet food products. (North and Bell, 404).

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Pet Food, Bird Shredding & Embryo Sexing: Behind the ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet food packaging and advertising are designed to attract consumers – people who buy food for their dogs and cats. Purina and other brands market their products to buyers: “Chicken is your favorite food and your dog and cat’s favorite too.”. Recently the promoters of Evolution Pet Food, “Premium Vegan Pet Foods since 1989,” urged me to “start telling people that baby male chicks ...

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Action Alerts - United Poultry Concerns

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 16, 2021  · “The gruesome reality behind the pet food industry” 12 August 2017; Meet Lantern Authors at the 2017 Animal Rights Conference in August 2 August 2017; Tell Yellville to Stop Dropping Turkeys from Airplanes 27 July 2017; Urge Jewish Community to Do Kaporos with Money, Not Chickens 24 July 2017 - www.EndChickensAsKaporos.com

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Hatching Good Lessons - Alternatives To School Hatching ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Hatching Good Lessons is a guide booklet for elementary school teachers and other educators including parents. Following a brief overview of the problems involved with classroom bird-hatching and mechanical incubation, you’ll find a variety of exciting learning activities for students in grades K-6 on the development and life of chickens and other birds.

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Does New Jersey Sanctuary Facilitate Quail Hatching ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Barnyard Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization in Blairstown, New Jersey. Its stated mission is “to find a new home for displaced farm pets that have become homeless.” According to the website, “We rescue pet farm animals that have lost their homes.

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A Boy, A Chicken & the Lion of Judah: How Ari Became a ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Ari has a pet hen, a chicken he loves called Tk Tk, who is named for the contented clucking sounds she makes that endear her to him and his family. And then there are those other birds – the ones he’s seen that haunt him like a dirty secret in the desert and fester like a sore in his spirit. These are the chickens and geese who are caged in ...

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Baby Chicks Make Bad Christmas Gifts: Protest to My Pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Please send a short letter to My Pet Chicken urging them Not to advertise and sell baby chicks as holiday gifts. This is a horrible, cruel practice, particularly in December. The chicks are mailed under postal conditions that do not provide food, water, comfort or any compassionate provisions for …

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“The gruesome reality behind the pet food industry” - 12 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Human consumption of animal products is the lifeblood of the pet food industry, which converts the unsold and unsalable carnage into two grades: pet-food-grade and livestock-grade. The mess is doctored with flavor enhancers and whatnot to make it palatable to the captive animals who must eat it or starve.

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Understanding Euthanasia: When Life and Words Become ...

Posted: (52 years ago) People take their beloved companion animals reluctantly to the veterinarian to be euthanized, not to get rid of an inconvenience or for some other selfish purpose, but because their pet’s suffering is profound, cannot be alleviated, and will only worsen. Euthanizing a hopelessly suffering nonhuman animal or human being is an act of mercy.

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Avian Influenza and Cockfighting

Posted: (52 years ago) But Janssen said the most probable way for the avian flu to enter Southern California is through smuggling. With a porous border to the south, illegally imported poultry or pet birds carrying the virus may find their way in. Cockfighting, which rages north and south of the border, is thought to have aided the spread of Newcastle.

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Dallas Observer - Letters to the Editor re: Dallas Zoo ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The zoo has reached a new level of greed by deciding to add this "display and pet" stage to its killing process. The philosophy is, "As long as we are going to kill innocent animals, let's make some money on it up-front." The zoo is not educating the children about nature. It is not even being honest with the children about the inhumane ...

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The Boys of the Egg Industry - UPC Fall 2019 Poultry Press

Posted: (52 years ago) He may be slaughtered and become pet food. He may be abandoned in parks or wilderness. He may purposely be fed to captive animals. If he is extremely lucky, he may find a …

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Thinking Like a Chicken - United Poultry Concerns

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 26, 2021  · Pet Chicken Saves Family from Household Fire: Who Will Save Chickens from Fires in Their Houses? 1 January 2013. 2012. In Conversation with Dr. Karen Davis: Of Practical Applications of Trans-species Psychology, Of Demystifying Anthropomorphism, and Of The Holocaust and the Henmaid's Tale 17 December 2012

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Capturing Fluffy in the Freezing Cold: “My Love for this ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 21, 2020  · Checked so many other things over these weeks, but I don’t give up. I called a woman who pet sits farm animals! She and her husband said, “Yes” They are going to take her AND they live 10 minutes from me AND I have visiting rights. The yard is totally …

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Concordia High School Teacher Bullies Students to Kill ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If you have a pet at home that you love dearly, or if you have ever had a pet that you loved then look at it like this, someone throws your pet in a cage with 4 or 5 others, and says in 5 weeks you are to cut off its head, pull off its fur, clean out all the guts, bag and freeze the meat, and take it home for your family to enjoy, what would ...

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United Poultry Concerns Seeks Fire Protection for Farmed ...

Posted: (52 years ago) We await their decision on our application by the end of the year, and we will inform our members when it is time to write to the NFPA urging a vote in favor of a certified amendment for NFPA 150, Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities, which would require sprinklers and smoke control systems in “poultry farms, pet shops, barns ...

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Peeper: A Story of Unending Love - UPC Winter 2012 Poultry ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Every night as he was growing up, if I got on the sofa and lay on my back, Peeper would fly up, lie on my chest, and lay his face by my face for me to pet and stroke him, and we would do this for hours. How many people would think this of a turkey? I have a photograph of him lying on the sofa sound asleep with his head on a pillow.

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How Much Do Eggs Cost the Birds? - UPC Winter-Spring 2020 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A shift in thought about who is “food” and who is “pet” could mean a less violent world for the chickens and other animals trapped in a food production hell hidden from view: “Free range” and “cage free” birds meet their factory-farmed cousins at the same slaughter plants. Each year in the U.S., over 10 billion chickens suffer ...

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Human Health and Animal Welfare: Will the McDonald's ...

Posted: (52 years ago) These chickens are fed to other chickens as well as to your pet dog. What about all the chickens that don’t live long enough to make it to the slaughter plant because they have died of disease or been killed by cruelty? Technically McDonald’s would be able to say that their chickens didn’t suffer the cruelty that killed these chickens.

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Action Alert: Protest “Brainstorms” Chick-A-Bator - UPC ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Action Alert Protest “Brainstorms” Chick-A-Bator. The 1996 Fall Edition of a holiday gift catalog called Brainstorms is urging customers to buy a mini-mechanical incubator to hatch baby chicks, quails, ducks, and turkeys in the home and “watch the miracle of birth as eggs hatch.” It says, “If you don't have the facilities to care for them properly, then please give them to a local ...

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The Experimental Use of Chickens and Other Birds in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Because they consist mostly of psittacines (parrots and their relatives) and finches bred and raised by professional pet bird breeders, their husbandry is well understood. The smaller species are inexpensive and easy to maintain; several are easily bred in captivity, including budgerigars, zebra and society finches, and canaries.

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Action Alert: Will Birds, Rats, and Mice Finally Be ...

Posted: (52 years ago) As a result, there currently is no federal oversight of the use of these animals in research, teaching, exhibits, pet stores, and other areas in which other, similarly sentient animals are afforded protection.

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Action Alert - UK Chicken Rescue Centre Needs Our Support ...

Posted: (52 years ago) People who have problems with chickens or who need to re-home their pet chickens, but do not want to wonder what will happen to them, have a dependable resource in the Chicken Rescue Centre. The Centre's Director, Martin Hudspeth, wants people to know that the Centre exists and that the Center needs financial support.

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Interspecies Sexual Assault: A Moral Perspective - 13 June ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Despite the conviction that sex with other creatures debases humans into “beasts,” Dutch biologist Midas Dekkers, in his book Dearest Pet: On Bestiality, takes us on a journey of human sexual interest in and use of nonhuman animals as documented in art, literature, court records, personal confessions, veterinary files, and popular culture ...

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Custom Heavy as Frost and Deep Almost as Life - What Do We ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Ari has a pet hen, a chicken he loves called Tk Tk, who is named for the contented clucking sounds she makes that endear her to him and his family. And then there are those other birds – the ones he’s seen that haunt him like a dirty secret in the desert and fester like a sore in his spirit. These are the chickens and geese who are caged in ...

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