6 December 2022

chicken dying by heat exposure for research
Animal abusers, censorship and dying chicken. Photo c/o Animal Outlook

NCSU Student Paper Censors Our Chicken Cruelty Ad

“An ad about the research sponsored by United Poultry Concerns (UPC), a nonprofit organization that promotes the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl, was scheduled to run on the back page of the December 1 issue of the Technician says Karen Davis, UPC president.”

Journalist Martha Rosenberg, “A Big Win For Animal Abusers As Student Paper Censors Cruelty Ad, NewsBlaze,” December 5, 2022

Read the article here:
Hours of Torture Documented and Reported

Read UPC's letter:
UPC Letter to NCSU Chancellor Woodson Regarding VSD Experiments

What Can I Do?

Contact North Carolina State University with your ethical concerns about 1) these experimental killings, and about 2) the Technician’s refusal to allow campus residents to learn about them. Respectfully request replies.

W. Randolph Woodson, Chancellor
Email: chancellor@ncsu.edu

Professor Peter Ferket, Interim Head of the Poultry Science Department
Email: peter_ferket@ncsu.edu

Technician Editorial Board
Email: technician-editor@ncsu.edu

Additional Information:

For an idea of the type of “research” to which chickens and turkeys and other birds are repeatedly being subjected, see the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Research Newsletter.