Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs
An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry
By Karen Davis, PhD
President and Founder of United Poultry Concerns
Softcover • 175 pages • 1997
Publishers Weekly: "Karen Davis has taken on the poultry industry in her thoroughly researched
analysis of the gruesome, dirty and brutal lives of factory-farmed chickens."
Booklist: "Davis targets those who eat chicken, turkey, or eggs with her scathing indictment of
the poultry industry. Davis documents the inhumane conditions of factory farming, explicitly
detailing the lives and deaths of battery hens raised in tiered brooding trays and of broiler
chickens. Bolstered by unyielding conviction, Davis argues her case with passion."
The Animals' Agenda: "With eloquence and thoroughness, Karen Davis shows how chickens are
Cherylynn Brown: "My favorite aspect of the book is that the actual nature of the chicken is
interwoven through the descriptions of the industrial practices. In other words, you keep the
chicken alive throughout the book."
Howard F. Lyman: "Karen's book about the plight of our feathered friends is so compelling it's
like sharing their incarceration. This book is mandatory reading."
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P.O. Box 99 Summertown, Tennessee 38483
Softcover 175 pages $12.95 + $2.00 shipping & handling
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United Poultry Concerns
P.O. Box 59367
Potomac, MD 20859 USA
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