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Where is that turkey?

Where is that turkey?

Posted 7 August 2013   by Amy         Permalink | 1 Comment

Tags: turkeys, factory farming, rescued, video, veg, go veg

The chickens in Chicken Run ain’t got nothing on the turkeys in Alex’s imagination. Best blueprint for an escape plan I have ever seen:

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(Image: pleated-jeans.com)

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Unfortunately, most turkeys will never get the chance to run free. Turkeys born into factory farms are often crammed into sheds by the thousands, and are forced to live in their own waste. They will be slaughtered at around 10-12 weeks old. A turkey’s natural life span is around 10 years.

(Image: bigbirdsbigcruelty.org)

Thankfully, every now and then, a turkey gets a happy ending. Here’s the story of 8 very lucky ones:

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These birds were born into horrible conditions in factory farms but they will live out the rest of their lives happily at Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary. There is a way that you can prevent more turkeys from living out their lives in cramped and miserable conditions, and save the lives of up to 100 other animals as well. Be a lifesaver and pledge to be veg.

P.S. Did you notice the turkey’s names? laugh Who would you like to name a turkey after?

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Sarah Sarah 7 August 2013
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Poor turkey! To be named after Maggie Thatcher!!! How horrid! How about naming a turkey after someone with enormous strength of character, someone powerful? I'd pick maybe FDR, he was the best U.S. president, in my opinion.
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