Category Archives: Factory Farms

Learn more about the treatment of animals and workers on factory farms and the impact of CAFOs on the health of soil, water and air.

National Chicken Council Claims CAFOs Are for Chickens’ Own Good

“Chickens in the U.S. are raised in protected facilities to help keep them healthy.” — National Chicken Council

Per capita consumption of chicken has skyrocketed from 33.7 pounds in 1965 to 85 pounds in 2014. About 8 billion chickens are killed each year in the United States to accommodate this explosive market. The majority of these chickens...
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