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Snopes rates that particular picture as a fairly misleading "veal hutch" which isn't actually used like that. What’s pictured here are not crates in which calves are imprisoned within an hour of their birth, condemned to spend their entire lifespans stuffed into little boxes that don’t even provide them enough room to turn around in order to keep ...


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This claim raises so many questions! It is one of funnier claims on the site. First, does Bulgaria imports chickens? After all, if they grew all their own, this claim wouldn't be true. Poultry World says yes. Bulgaria’s poultry imports are dominated by broiler meat, while export revenues come mainly from duck products. [...] Broiler meat imports accounted ...


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Are chickens injected with hormones? No, chickens are not given growth hormones. Please see Chickens Do Not Receive Growth Hormones: So Why All the Confusion?. The truth is that no hormones are used in poultry production. Even though the truth speaks for itself, the poultry industry must be vocal if we expect the message to be heard... The truth is no ...


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It seems there have been an exchange of the order of magnitudes of times, to get attention via social sharing. Anyhow: Yes, these outdoors crates are intended for calfs; This paper mentions that (in France) two specific calves were brought into the crates when 2 weeks old; https://www.researchgate.net/publication/...


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The internet makes it fairly easy to find a site that sells calf hutches. For example, this site sells hutches, buddy hutches (for pairs of calfs) and group hutches. You can check out the dimensions: https://calfhutch.com/. Here's a competitor: https://loyal-roth.com/products/calf-hutches/. Both sites claim that their hutches promote comfort for the calf (...


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