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Broilers, víctimas de su propia genética

There is no such thing as "laying hen", just chichens that have a heavy reproductive disorder after a long genetic selection.

In the past, wild chickens laid about 12 eggs a year. Now they lay more than 300 eggs a year.

 

This chance produce serius health problems to the chickens, that reduce their standard of living, also they are less productive for the one who abuse them, that curiously is one of the perpetrators of their situation.

The most common problems include calcium deficiency,  impaction, prolapse, celomitis, cancer...

As a curious and heartbreaking fact, it has been proved that a chicken wit 2 to 4 years had ovulated the same ammount of times than a 50 years woman.

Imagen the hormone levels, physical deterioration and pain for her.

In addition, this similarity makes her the target for cancer research.

Egg from a Espiritu Libre's chicken

Egg from a Espiritu Libre's chicken

After lots of attempts in sanctuaries arround the world to save the lifes of chickens rescued in critical situations, we have a lot of clues that attempts like sterilization are not useful to stop the laying of eggs.

Only hormonal implants are taking effect, preventinf for a certain time the laying.

The implant is called SUPRELORIN, it is dispensed in a subcutaneous way, the duration is arround 3 months, depending on the hormonal level of the chicken.

Egg from a Espiritu Libre's chicken

Egg from a Espiritu Libre's chicken

The implants has a prize arround 100 or 120€ each pair.

Every rescued chicken should have the implant, but is hard to do due to the high prize and the amount of chickens that usualy live in sanctuaries.

The implants has a prize arround 100 or 120€ each pair.

Every rescued chicken should have the implant, but is hard to do due to the high prize and the amount of chickens that usualy live in sanctuaries.

The implants has a prize arround 100 or 120€ each pair.

Every rescued chicken should have the implant, but is hard to do due to the high prize and the amount of chickens that usualy live in sanctuaries.

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