Germany to be first country to end mass culling of male chicks

Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass culling of male chicks in the poultry industry, the government said on Wednesday after approving a draft law ending the controversial practice.The measure passed by the cabinet envisages a ban on mass …

Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass culling of male chicks in the poultry industry, the government said on Wednesday after approving a draft law ending the controversial practice.The measure passed by the cabinet envisages a ban on mass chick killing from 2022 in “a significant step forward for animal welfare,” Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said in a statement.In many poultry businesses, male chicks are separated from females soon after hatching and shredded or gassed as…

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