Ministries clash over forced molting of chickens

18.12.2012                      05.Tewet. 5773

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Ministries clash over forced molting of chickens

Agriculture Ministry calls for practice of starving hens for increased egg output to continue for 4 more years.

Contrary to a July government ruling calling for an end to the practice of starving hens for increased egg output by January, the Agriculture Ministry has called for the ritual to continue for four more years, the Environmental Protection Ministry said Monday….