The Horrors of Chicken Farms

The Horrors of Chicken Farms

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D. St. Aloysius
June 29, 2015
SKU: BUS-00015

Region of the world: North America
Topic: Strategy & General Management, Ethics & Social Justice, Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Technology & Innovation, Organizational Behavior
Page length: 7
Keywords: Chickens| animals| animal| processing| advancing| induced| age| increasing| raising chickens| fast food|Ozzie|Oswald|Masc|Ma|Mascarenhas|
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Cases in Corporate Ethics 4.2: Chickens, referred to as “broilers” by the industry, arrive at the grow-out facility where they will spend the next few weeks of their short lives. As is standard industry practice, these birds are genetically manipulated to rapidly grow from tiny hatchlings into obese, adult-sized chickens in a matter of a few weeks. This abnormally ast growth commonly causes birds to collapse under their own weight