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Egg-Truth is an on-line resource designed to educate and inform consumers about the true nature of global egg production, the impact on the animals, and reveal the consequences on human health from egg consumption.

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The following videos are largely representative of standard, industry practice in most countries around the world. These videos highlight the three stages of the egg laying hens existence: the hatchery and pullet stage; the caged or laying phase; and finally their slaughter.
Video credit is as follows:
1. "Eggs Exposed" - Animal Liberation NSW and Aussie Farms
2. "360-Degree View of Life Inside a Cage" -
Mercy For Animals
3. "Hens Slaughtered by the Egg Industry" -
Humane Society of the United States

 

What The Experts Say

There is a danger that if this nettle is not grasped, animal agriculture will be seen as ethically challenged or morally handicapped.
— Ian Duncan, The Science of Animal Well-Being
Only oppressors can deny the importance of suffering to the individuals who suffer or who respond to that suffering.
— Carol J. Adams and Marjorie Proctor-Smith, Taking Life
With increased knowledge of the behaviour and cognitive abilities of the chicken has come the realization that the chicken is not an inferior species to be treated merely as a food source.
— Lesley J. Rogers, The Development of Brain Behaviour in the Chicken
Ammonia gas is inevitably produced in the poultry house when uric acid from bird waste combines with water in the environment . . . Ammonia gas is extremely irritating to the membranes that line the eyelids, eyes, sinuses, and trachea.
— Patricia Dunn, DVM
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A Life Denied