"Thousands of chickens are injured every day on the way to slaughter, reports the SVT News. According to the juice is prepared vets, up to 1 800 chicks to Guldfågelns slaughterhouse with broken wings."
"the Vets inspected the slaughterhouse on the island of Öland in the year and discovered that all was not right. Many of the chickens arrived at the slaughterhouse with serious fractures, including broken wings."
"– You have to take good care of the animals through the entire process in the face of slaughter. Could it be that the unusually large number of animals are harmed, then there is something that is wrong, " says Ulrika Lind, a veterinarian at the Swedish national Food administration to SVT."
"The online magazine Foodmonitor , which monitors the food industry, already reported in the autumn of the alarms from the vets. Every day slaughtered 100 000 chickens on Guldfågelns slaughterhouse. When the chickens are to be transported to the slaughterhouse loads to the chickens with the help of machines, which capture the animals and for them further up on the conveyor belt. The chickens are packed then in boxes, and running on to the slaughterhouse. At the slaughterhouse, hung up in the feet before the slaughter."
"But somewhere along the way it go wrong."
"Guldfågeln look seriously at the reports, but said that according to their calculations, moving about 500 chickens a day – not 1 800. The company has embarked on a project to investigate where and how the damage incurred."
"– Guldfågeln looks serious on animal welfare, and it is clear that we should not have any vingskador. We are working towards a zero tolerance against vingskador, " says Anita Pettersson, primärchef at Guldfågeln, to SVT."