Chickens' Lib: The Campaign Against Cruelty to Farmed Animals

November 1, 2020
Chickens' Lib: The Campaign Against Cruelty to Farmed Animals

CHICKENS' LIB is about passion, conviction and how two women,Clare Druce and her mother, Violet Spalding, were driven tohighlight the intolerable and cruel conditions on Britain's factoryfarms. They staged demonstrations inside the Ministry ofAgriculture, caged humans in Parliament Square, were thrown out ofWakefield Cathedral by the Provost and pursued by the police.Battery hens were their first concern but later CHICKENS' LIBcampaigned on a much wider front - from quail to ostriches, and forother, non-feathered , farm animals. Farmers were, and still are,routinely administering antibiotics to their animals to keep themalive in squalid and stressful conditions while multi-national drugcompanies continue to profit