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Flyers/Handouts on Turkeys

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Front Page of Flyer

Holiday celebrations... with turkeys?

In the U.S., 300 million turkeys are slaughtered each year when they are only three to six months old.

Within a day or two after being hatched in industrial incubators, baby turkeys’ beaks are severed and some toes are amputated with no anesthetic, no regard for the short-term pain and long-time suffering.

Beak “trimming” and toe amputations are deemed necessary to prevent damage from stress-induced pecking caused when the birds are crammed into darkened sheds with thousands of other birds.

Turkeys live like this for 3 to 6 months with no room to move, no fresh air, no quiet, no flight. Then they are trucked to slaughterhouses—in all kinds of weather with no protections—where they are hung up by their legs, have their throats slit so they bleed out. Then they are dunked into scalding water for feather removal—some conscious when they reach the water, some not. Their flesh is then “processed” to become turkey dinners, deli slices, pot pies or broth.

Modern turkeys are genetically manipulated so they are too heavy and misshapen to reproduce. Males are brutally “milked” of their semen. Their semen is forcefully injected via hypodermic syringes into restrained females.

Free-range raised turkeys? Whatever advantages there may be for free-range turkeys, all turkeys raised to be food end up at the same slaughterhouses.

How can you end this pain and suffering?
Treat ALL God’s creatures with compassion and dignity...


Back Page of Flyer
Visit or become one of our animal-friendly churches where people who love and honor animals are welcomed 

Help us end cruelty in places where people worship!

Throughout the ages, human beings have accepted killing, violence and violent behavior as just being a part of life. And organized religions have perpetuated and endorsed this kind of thinking, burying their collective head in the sand.

Churches talk about peace and love and compassion while we take pleasure in hunting animals, bull fights and cock fights, horse racing and fishing. In places of worship, people wear clothing made from the furs and skins of tortured animals.

And most importantly, our diets are based on violence toward and the deaths of billions of animals. And these kinds of meals are supported, endorsed and promoted by most religions.

We are urging people of faith to include all of God’s creatures in all programs, activities, sermons, events and fundraisers.

Mission and Purpose of

To promote through education the prevention of suffering and cruelty to any of God's creatures, human or otherwise, including, but not limited to their diet, their health and their living conditions.

To promote through education the elimination of the use of animals in biomedical research and testing, their use as food, or their use for any and all commercial purposes; and to protect the environment in which we all live, so that no living beings suffer from its destruction or pollution.

To support organizations that have similar goals of preventing any harm to any of God's creatures, human or otherwise, or to the environment.

To provide an internet archive of educational materials to assist both teachers and students in the furtherance of cruelty-free living.

The Mary T and Frank L Hoffman Family Foundation
Unit 1012, 121 Tammy Trail
Athens NY 12015-3707
[email protected]

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