Battery Hens In A Coop . The Practice Of Battery Poultry Farming Involves Rearin ...
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File name: SL_Baterry-Farming_4.jpg
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Source: photographer Based in: Israel
Description: Battery hens in a coop . The practice of battery poultry farming involves rearing chickens intensively in an enclosed space to maximize the profits . The feed can be designed to improve egg quality , and the light cycles can be adjusted to simulate spring and so increase egg laying . It is thought that this has nearly tripled the rate of egg laying , but it has also reduced a hens life expectancy . Photographed in Israel .
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