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Chicken Farming

California Factory Farms Are No Chicken Shangri-La

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Poultry, dairy and eggs are produced in an industrialized system that values profit and "economic efficiency" over food safety, animal welfare or fairness for farmers.

The Problem With Backyard Chickens

Posted 07.10.2013 | Green

Backyard chicken farming has grown in popularity in recent years, as more urban residents turn to gardening and farming. But along with a rise in roof...

Industrial Chicken Farmer From 'Food, Inc.' Switches To Sustainable Farming

Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

Remember Carole Morison from the documentary "Food, Inc."? She was the chicken farmer under contract with Perdue, the country's third largest chicken ...

Chicken Farmers Decry Monopolization Of Industry, "Indentured Servitude," In Gov't Hearing

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NORMAL, Ala. — Alabama chicken farmer Garry Staples told federal officials Friday that there's no open market in the poultry industry. The 57-y...