United Poultry Concers
6 May 2010
Chickens In Mind and How Much They Matter
Psychology Today & Journal for Critical Animal Studies & the Examiner

Chicken Like Me,” Psychology Today, April 30, 2010

What has psychologist Carl Jung got to do with chickens? The author of Elephants on the Edge, G. A. Bradshaw, explains how a hen named Viva has come to inhabit millions of human minds in Psychology Today: Chicken Like Me.

Journal for Critical Animal Studies – April 2010 Issue

”Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look At The Modern Poultry Industry.” Review by artist Dylan Ravenfox. http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/?page_id=387

Karen Davis’s “Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry” exhibits an exquisite assemblage of well-researched material documented with scrutiny and care, compellingly supported by compassionate, direct, and immediate experience–visual, audible, somatic, and olfactory–of the conditions affecting the animals themselves. While the writing is eloquent and, at points, profoundly poetic, it is nonetheless extremely difficult to read. The atrocities it narrates pass far beyond human understanding, even make one want to stick one’s head in the oven.

(Read the entire review and other excellent essays in the current issue of JCAS by clicking on http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/?page_id=387.)

Interview with Mary Britton Clouse, founder of Chicken Run Rescue,” Examiner, May 4, 2010

May 4th is International Respect for Chickens Day. In honor of this day, Mary Britton Clouse, founder of Chicken Run Rescue of Minneapolis has agreed to talk to the Examiner about her organization.

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