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Factory Farm Fire Kills 250,000 Hens

Offbeat  (tags: factory farming, horrific deaths, hens, fire, quarter of millon hens killed, cramped conditions, deplorable )

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The overcrowded conditions at factory farms keep the prices low and the incidental death toll high. When a warehouse at Ohio Fresh Eggs Farm caught fire, over a quarter of a million hens lost their lives. The hens apparently didn't die in the fire its

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gail dair (0)
Friday April 2, 2010, 1:17 am
thanks Simone

Stuart O (32)
Friday April 2, 2010, 1:22 am
Factory farmers should be locked into similar conditions for a month or two to see how they like it.
Also, it should be banned, post haste. The lack of feathers are due to cannablistic plucking (unless this was taken during the molt) and any chickens with crests and wottles as pale as these are clearly unhappy.

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Rajee Seetharam (138)
Friday April 2, 2010, 3:55 am
How very sad! OMG, so many numbers!!! The poor chicken....I can't even imagine the scene....
Noted Simone.

Elm Morrison (357)
Friday April 2, 2010, 4:10 am
Horrific! RIP dear chooks.

For meat eaters/poultry eaters/egg eaters: Your demand equals this supply of horror houses.


Mike M (40)
Friday April 2, 2010, 4:32 am

Alicia V (181)
Friday April 2, 2010, 5:22 am
Poor chickens, they get it a way or another.

Tierney G (381)
Friday April 2, 2010, 8:33 am
Eureka I cannot send you another star but you hit the nail on the head!!
GO VEGAN!!! PLEASE HELP THESE POOR ANIMALS!!! Please Stop eating them, they are suffering terribly every day in these horrific farms. Thank you Simone

corinne ramsden (5)
Friday April 2, 2010, 8:38 am
how sad ,,,,

clare h (38)
Friday April 2, 2010, 9:33 am
Poor chickens, all animals should be able to see the sun, breath fresh air, touch the earth with their feet and run around to their hearts content. Thanks Simone

MeowFoul B (191)
Friday April 2, 2010, 10:33 am
Humans are a disgraceful species

mary f (202)
Friday April 2, 2010, 10:59 am
cruel evil places shut them down

Friday April 2, 2010, 12:00 pm
Noted. Thanks, Simone!

Friday April 2, 2010, 7:57 pm
posted on fb and twitter

this is so disgusting and have hens cramped togehter like this is sick enough but than to have thousands die from a fire because of the disgusting living conditions is totally wrong and disgusitnng.

what is wrong with huamans and farmers that they are so greedy and inhuman

Cheree M (46)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 3:55 am
Noted & Petitions above have been already signed, TY Simone!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 4:36 am
Noted and sign !

Eternal Gardener (745)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 4:36 am
Noted. Backyard chooks are the best option.

linda b (186)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 4:53 am
Factory farms should be banned the worldNoted TY Simone. over. Please if you use eggs buy "FREE RANGE"

Carol L (219)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 3:59 pm
thanks Simone


susan w (13)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 9:15 pm
i'm very sad, poor chickens.....noted thanks simone

Jason Green (235)
Saturday April 3, 2010, 10:26 pm
If all of us would just go vegan then there would be no "need" for these terrible factory farms

Please sign

Antonio Amador (60)
Monday April 5, 2010, 7:25 am
Noted. Thank you

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Sunday April 11, 2010, 3:10 pm
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I still do not understand how 7% of people interviewed can not vote! " these people are lagging behind the progress and they are soulless. They are unable to think outside their little selfish person and unable to feel compassion for others! But when it is they who suffer a bit, then they are the first to whine! Too bad I'm not born with a gift, I would make them suffer exactly the same thing they dare laugh wildly.

this is from a past member who wrote this in French and I thought you may be interested.
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