Chickens - meat
Every day in the UK 2.5 million chickens are cruelly slaughtered for meat – that’s 30 deaths every second – each one an individual, each one a life lost.
Chickens are thinking, feeling animals who, like most birds, love and care for their young and enjoy dustbathing, nest-building and roosting in trees. They also form friendships and a complex pecking order.
Watch: Juliet Gellatley, Viva!'s founder & director, returns to Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary to visit the chickens saved from a crash on the A40. Read more.