A Chickenshit Way to Treat Cows

Updated Aug 17, 2009

Sometimes the urge to not waste anything is just plain wrong sounding:

In areas of the United States where large cattle and poultry operations coexist, chicken waste (or, more accurately, ‘poultry litter’) is routinely fed to cows. Poultry litter consists primarily of manure, feathers, spilled feed and bedding material that accumulate on the floors of the buildings that chickens and turkeys. ~ FDA asked to ban poultry litter from feed


“Poultry litter” is often applied to fields as fertilizer. Food Animal Concern Trust has a petition out calling for the FDA to end the practice of feeding cows chickenshit. Have at it.

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