Researchers are apparently going to research whether chickens are happy in cages or not? Sadly, I think that Benjamin Franklin was right when he said, “nothing is more uncommon than common sense.” I have raised chickens and they do like to keep close quarters, but only when they are Roosting (sleeping), not all the time. I also know that chickens love being chickens. They are created to scratch and eat bugs.
So we, the tax payers, are going to pay a researcher at some university to study if the chickens are really happy in cages or not! I can save us a lot of money and answer the question. The answer is quite obvious, the chicken is not happy. Sadly, the research is not about chickens, it is about egg production. If we respected the design and nature of a chicken, it would be easy to conclude they are not happy. Chickens wouldn’t choose to live in a cage with 9 other birds, never seeing the light of day, never being able to stretch their wings and never scratching for some delicious bug! Organic and cage free chickens get to live more like they were created.
Join the good food revolution, vote with your dollars.