Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry. Photo: DPA / AFP Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry. Photo: DPA / AFP
Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry. Photo: DPA / AFP

Germany to be first country to end mass culling of male chicks

  • Germany approved a draft law ending the controversial practice
  • Animal welfare activists have long campaigned to end the practice but farmers have complained there is no practical, affordable and cruelty-free alternative

Topic |   Food and agriculture
Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry. Photo: DPA / AFP Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry. Photo: DPA / AFP
Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry. Photo: DPA / AFP
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