In the Summer/Fall 1998 issue of PoultryPress, we asked our
readers to contact the Special Military Active Retired Club
(S*M*A*R*T) and urge them to cancel the chicken-flying contest
scheduled for their 1999 military social in Shawnee, Oklahoma in
April. Mission accomplished!
United Poultry Concerns is pleased to announce that
S*M*A*R*T took our objections seriously. Roy H. Allen, President
informed UPC that they "are not having any sort of contests or
games that involve any live animals."
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to write a
thoughtful letter to S*M*A*R*T. We have written to Mr. Allen
thanking him and S*M*A*R*T for their compassionate response to