Born to suffer

Forced to live in horrific conditions, billions of chickens across the world experience unbearable suffering during their short, miserable lives. Sign our petition urging KFC to help us change this.

Too often the reality behind the world’s favourite meat is unacceptable suffering, which only increases as demand for chicken grows.

Sixty billion meat chickens are raised for global consumption each year. Two thirds of them live in overcrowded sheds or cages often with no natural light or fresh air, unable to peck or spread their wings.

Due to their overgrown size and the speed at which they are raised, many will suffer:

  • painful lameness
  • overworked hearts and lungs
  • wounds including skin sores and burns.

Meat chickens crammed together in an indoor farming system

Sign the petition

As one of the world’s largest fast-food chains, KFC has the power to help end the secret suffering of billions of chickens.

Sign our petition to urge KFC to help end the suffering.

Sign the KFC petition before 11 October

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They have no chance to behave as they would naturally, and have no choice but to sit or stand in their own waste before being slaughtered at as young as just five weeks old.

You can read more about this in our new report, 'Exposing the secret suffering of chickens farmed for meat'.

Change for chickens

Together we can change this.

We’re challenging KFC to improve the lives of the millions of chickens that the company serves to its customers around the world. We want the company to commit to criteria, which will see slower growing birds with more space, litter and natural light to allow for a better quality of life.

Sign our petition now, challenging KFC to help end the secret suffering of chickens.

Please note, this film illustrates the conditions at one of many typical industrial indoor chicken farms, and does not reflect a supplier to any particular fast food outlet. 

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