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3 May 2012
International Respect for Chicken Day on The Doug Clifford Show
UPC President Karen Davis explains the life of chickens in the meat industry

UPC chicks rescued from factory farm chicken house.

To listen now to this 10-minute interview with radio host Doug Clifford, click on

Aired on the radio, the segment will begin between 11:15 and 11:20 both Saturday and Sunday nights May 5 & 6. Saturday on WSKY 97.3 FM and Sunday on WKTK 98.5. To listen “live” as it airs, go to thesky973.com and then to “streaming” and then choose which radio station, depending on which night you’re listening. The Doug Clifford Show originates in Gainesville, Florida.

Topic: We know something of the nightmare of hens in the egg industry, but what about the nightmare of billions of chickens raised and slaughtered for meat production? These birds are the largest number of abused land animals in the world. Tune in & learn why!

For more information about these chickens, please visit www.upc-online.org/broiler. For an in-depth look at the broiler chicken industry and how this business became the foundation of factory farming in the 20th century, order Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry from

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Acknowledgements, Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs, 2009
2009 Revised Edition Now Available.
Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs:
An Inside Look at the
Modern Poultry Industry

By Karen Davis

Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs looks at a world in which avian influenza, food poisoning, global warming, genetic engineering, and the expansion of poultry production and consumption are careening to an unsustainable point. Read the compelling argument for adopting a compassionate, plant-based cuisine as an alternative to the warfare waged on defenseless chickens.

To learn more, click on press release.

"Riveting . . . brilliant . . . noteworthy for its breadth and depth." - Choice, American Library Association

Journal of Animal Ethics 2011 Review of Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs

Journal for Critical Animal Studies Review of Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs

Chicken feet torn off from chickens as they are violently removed from crates in transport trucks. Photo: Caroline Audet, torontochickensave
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