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Spring-Summer 2012
Volume 22, Number 1
Vol 22, No 1
Poultry Press
Celebrating 22 years of dedicated activism for domestic fowl
the scream by sue coe

World-famous artist Sue Coe, author of Dead Meat and Cruel, created The Screaming Hen for this edition of Poultry Press. The hen screaming in her “enriched” cage echoes Norwegian artist Edvard Munch’s famous depiction of his experience, related in his diary in 1892, of hearing “an infinite scream passing through nature.” The Scream has been described as an expressionist evocation of an individual suffering from a sense of total distortion of one’s environment and one’s self. The proximity of a slaughterhouse and a madhouse to the site depicted in Munch’s screaming figure may have influenced his portrait of infinite agony. Please click here . . .

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International Respect for Chickens Day May 4, 2012
“Please do an ACTION for Chickens in May!”


INTERNATIONAL RESPECT FOR CHICKENS DAY, MAY 4 is an annual project launched by United Poultry Concerns in 2005 to celebrate chickens throughout the world and protest the bleakness of their lives in farming operations. The entire month of May is International Respect for Chickens Month!

Please do an ACTION for chickens on or around May 4. Ideas include leafleting on a busy street corner, holding an office party or classroom celebration, writing a letter to the editor, doing a radio call-in, tabling at your local church, school or shopping mall, hosting a vegan open house, or simply talking to family, friends or strangers about the plight – and delight – of chickens and how people can help them. 

See our merchandise pages for posters & brochures, also available at www.upc-online.org/merchandise.

Thank you for making every day Respect for Chickens Day!

Wishing You a Happy Spring & Summer!
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