05 May 1998
Danish strike kills battery chickens
ON-GOING strikes across Demarks poultry abattoirs has resulted in the death of thousands of battery chickens in recent days, according to the Danish Poultry Council.
The council complained that thousands of battery hens have died from suffocation or after being pecked to death by others as they grew too large for their accommodation.
- The Guardian 05/05/98 page 10