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Hatched only to die

Christina Ledermann talked to the Flying Piglets about the destruction of male chicks in the egg industry. She is Deputy Chair of the NGO Menschen für Tierrechte – Bundesverband der Tierversuchsgegner. In her home town Düsseldorf, she is also active in the city pigeon project.

Christina and Gabrielle met 2014 while training to be teachers on animal protection issues. Tine and her two- to four-legged family have warmly welcomed the Flying Piglets into their home and shared it with them for two days.

Further information regarding the egg industry in Switzerland can be found on In 2014 the Swiss TV programme Kassensturz also talked about the gazing of male chicks.

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