The Prolific Rise of Polish Chicken

Poland has quickly become the leading European chicken producer and exporter, but profitability at all costs is alarming animal rights advocates

These chicks may have only just hatched but their days are already numbered: forty-two days to be exact.
During their six week life-cycle, their weight will increase at an astonishing rate, from just a few grams to nearly three kilos.
Poland is Europe’s leading poultry exporter – last year the country reared, slaughtered, and distributed more than a billion chickens.
That’s ten times as many as a decade ago. (AFP)

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Author: VOA News