No Birdbrains

A new study might have a few meat eaters taking a second look at going veg. Researchers have proven that chickens experience empathy which allows them to experience the emotions of those around them.

In the experiments, chicks blasted with small puffs of air showed signs of distress. When adult hens saw the distressed chicks, their heart rates increased and their body language mirrored the distress.

If chickens are able to empathize with chicks on this minor level, think about what they must experience on a factory farm.  

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