Take Heart!
From Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA)

Chickens: Godís Amazing Animals

Most people hardly know how amazing and complex creatures chickens are!

Chickens play, forage, sunbathe, communicate, talk to their unborn babies, solve complex problems, etc., but most importantly, they are able to suffer. This abundant knowledge about chickens should help us refrain from harming them and eating them. Living in harmony with Godís animals encourages our sense of empathy and compassion.

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