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Activist report on mass culling of hens misleading: EFO

Videos not COVID related, board says.


January 27, 2022
By City News

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Egg Farmers of Ontario say videos circulating online showing thousands of lifeless birds loaded onto a conveyor belt and truck are not related to COVID staffing issues.

Last week CityNews reported on an animal advocacy group offering a reward for information on the alleged mass killings of chickens depicted in two recent TikTok videos.

In the first video, the social media user identifies himself as a truck driver sent to transport the dead birds, alleging the mass killing on the farm is related to pandemic staffing shortages at Maple Lodge Farms.

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