Chickens have been living with us for over 5,000 years. They can be curious, busy creatures who love scratching, exploring, pecking and dust-bathing.
Our feathered friends don’t belong in barren, overcrowded sheds, deprived of natural light. They shouldn’t be forced to grow unnaturally large in short periods of time.
Studies show chickens are capable of experiencing empathy, pain and stress and form complex social groups when able to behave naturally.
7-day-old chick lying in a caged farming system with its face on the floor
Did you know:
- chickens can tell the difference between similar-looking people.
- chickens can estimate when a certain amount of time has passed.
- chickens have their own language with around 30 different calls, each with specific meanings.
Urge KFC to give chickens better lives
Huge, barren and crowded industrial farms don’t allow chickens to behave naturally. We want KFC, one of the world’s largest fast-food companies, to give chickens better lives.
That means more time to grow, more space, more light and more opportunities to behave like a chicken.
Sign our petition now to demand KFC pledges to make life better for the chickens that it serves in its restaurants around the world.
You can find out more in our new report, 'Exposing the secret suffering of chickens farmed for meat'.
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.