A chicken reared in a battery cage lays less than 100 eggs a year - Up to 300!, Layer hens in battery cages have a life expectancy of about 7 years - In nature, this is more than 15 years, but in industrial farming, it is rarely more than one year, In battery cage farming of layer hens, male chickens (cocks) are killed when they hatch - As they do not lay, they are of no ‘interest’ for industrial purposes., To get whiter meat, calves intensively reared are deliberately made anaemic - True, An artificial light is kept on for 12 to 16 hours a day in battery cage farming - True, Numerous industrial pig farms have polluted water tables - True,

Intensive factory farming

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