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Assault and Battery - The nightmare existence of egg-producing 'gamebirds'


Introduction to the report.

The battery cage systems

Pheasants and partridges kept in small metal boxes, open to the elements, with bird-on-bird aggression.

Shocking conditions at four battery farms

Game Farmers Association council members caught red handed, feather pecking and death

From Woodland to cage

The complex social lives of 'gamebirds' explained, birds that belong in the wild - not cages.


Animal Aid calls for a ban on battery cages.

Written by Andrew Tyler, Kit Davidson and Chris Anderson.
Published by Animal Aid, August 2005. ISBN: 1-905327-01-3

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