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19 August 2008

Nearly 9 billion broiler chickens are raised on factory farms each year in the United States alone.

* SOURCE:
  U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service. 2005. Poultry Slaughter: 2004 Annual Summary.
   http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/reports/nassr/poultry/ppy-bban/pslaan05.pdf

* LEARN MORE:
   Photos of Chickens Raised for Food

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