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Chilliwack company pleads guilty in chicken abuse case

Elite Farm Services is awaiting sentencing for 2 charges under Health of Animals Regulations.


September 30, 2021
By CBC News

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A B.C. poultry farming company has pleaded guilty to two charges for causing undue suffering to chickens, following an investigation sparked by an undercover video.

Elite Farm Services Ltd. of Chilliwack entered the pleas Monday in B.C. Supreme Court, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada confirmed.

The charges under the Health of Animals Regulations say no person shall load or unload animals in a way likely to cause injury or undue suffering.

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