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Army of vegan activists raid and shut down a chicken slaughterhouse just days before Christmas

The protest was a peaceful one and police negotiated with activists inside the factory. Animal Liberation Queensland spokesperson Chay Neal said '664 million chickens are killed every year in Australia. We are here to share their stories'.

MARK BROOK: ‘An army of vegan activists has raided and shut down a chicken slaughterhouse to raise awareness about the poultry industry. Animal Liberation Queensland demonstrators stormed the gates of Golden Cockerel chicken slaughterhouse at Mount Cotton just after 7am on Friday. More than 50 activists forced their way into the factory entry and shut down the production line, while another 30 people gathered with placards outside. Shocking footage from inside hundreds of bald chickens being processed, bird limbs discarded on blood-splattered floors and bins overflowing with innards…

Animal Liberation Queensland spokesperson Chay Neal told Daily Mail Australia the protest was a peaceful one and police negotiated with activists inside the factory. ‘664 million chickens are killed every year in Australia. We are here to share their stories.’ Mr Neal said on Friday morning. Mr Neal said the purpose of the protest was to get footage to show consumers chickens are more than just a food found in packets on supermarket shelves. ‘I think a lot of people would be shocked when they really consider it,’ he said’. SOURCE…

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