Chickens raised for meat (called “broiler chickens” by poultry companies) account for nine out of every 10 land animals used by the food industry—over nine billion chickens are killed for their meat each year in the United States. These birds are genetically designed to grow at an extreme pace, leading to intense physical suffering over the course of their shortened lives.
One day a week can make a world of difference for your health, animals and the environment! Start by trying a new vegetable-packed dish or swap your usual entrée with a plant-based meat alternative.
Thanks to our corporate campaigns, many of the world’s biggest companies have committed to improving the way chickens are raised. They’re starting to demand that suppliers slow the birds' unnaturally rapid growth and offer natural light, some enrichment and more space for the animals to live.
Endure extreme crowding and filthy conditions on factory farms each year in the United States.
Of life is all a chicken knows before being sent to slaughter—their average lifespan is five to eight years.
Have committed to better standards for chickens, including big names such as Starbucks, Burger King, Nestlé and Sodexo.
For every animal saved, countless others are still suffering. By stepping up for them, you can create a future where animals no longer have to suffer in puppy mills, factory farms, testing labs or other heartbreaking situations. Start saving lives today!