The Private Life of Chickens Documentary: Chickens are Quick Learners

In Rescued from Kaporos: Penelope the Chicken’s Story, footage from the video “Activists Disrupt Chicken Massacre” showed some young people justifying their abusive treatment of chickens by proclaiming chickens to be unintelligent. The following video puts chickens in a new light however, showing viewers what quick learners they are. There’s a demonstration of how chickens react towards different threats (a taxidermied…

Rescued from Kaporos: Penelope the Chicken’s Story

This short film by Duncan Skiles recounts how a couple rescued their chicken, Penelope, from a custom called Kaporos. The custom precedes Yom Kippur (Jewish Day of Atonement) and involves chickens being sacrificed by Orthodox Jews. As the couple in this story illustrates, people generally give little thought to chickens. ***Footage of sacrifices and disposal of live chickens into garbage bins…

Little Boy Comes Over and HUGS a Chicken

After checking out the boy (looking through his ear hole) this chicken proceeds on to hug the little boy. Very touching video of little boy hugging chicken. Can’t we all get along together? Up next:   Should animals be allowed with cameras?– I think so (#5’s awesome!) Sponsored: Poachers HATE this Tshirt. Buy one today…