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Maceration item

Holmes TVNZ Archive Date of publication: 05/01/2001

Summary:

Green MP Sue Kedgley and SPCA Animal Welfare Officer Hans Kriek discuss maceration or ‘instantaneous fragmentation’ with Paul Holmes where one-day-old chicks are minced alive. This is how the poultry industry kills over two and a half million male chicks each year. Kedgley and Kriek believe this is method appalling, cruel and unethical.