Video misrepresents broiler industry

Video misrepresents broiler industry

Video said to not accurately reflect health and welfare of today's broiler chickens and that farmer bears some responsibility.

NORTH Carolina chicken farmer J. Craig Watts opened the barn doors of his broiler operation to animal rights activist group Compassion in World Farming to reveal the conditions of "humanely raised" birds on his farm.

Watts, an independent farmer, is under contractual agreement to raise around 720,000 chickens annually for Perdue Farms, the third-largest poultry producer.

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