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Turkeys

This was only a preview of things to come. My cousin worked as a consultant for Tyson Foods a few years ago to help save them money on refrigeration. He said one Tyson plant on the East Coast processes 400,000 chickens a day, with machines to grab their legs, machines to pull off their necks, machine to pull off their legs and wings, etc. This picture looks almost "humane" and civilized compared to present-day chicken and turkey processing plants. I assume these turkeys may actually have been allowed outside during their lifetime rather than kept in small cages their entire lives as is the practice today.

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