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From Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA)

Bird Slaughter Cruel

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has voiced its disappointment after the High Court in the UK upheld a regulation amendment that gives the Rural Affairs Secretary the authority to order ventilation shut down at chicken farms in “exceptional circumstances,” such as in the case of a bird flu outbreak, in which case death would result from a combination of overheating, disease and lack of oxygen, with birds taking up to a day to die.

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