factory farming

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factory farming

a farming system in which industrial procedures are utilized, e.g. animals in crates moving past a fixed feeding point at prearranged intervals, battery accommodation, debeaking, single animal accommodation with no physical contact between animals.
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Robert, who worked penning birds at Marshalls chicken factory at Newbridge, had last been seen the day before a few miles away in South Queensferry.
Mr Parry worked on the production line at a chicken factory in Llangefni.
Chicken factory supervisor Jack Scollay, 21, was badly injured in the accident.
FOUR members of a lottery syndicate at a chicken factory plan to spend their pounds 4.
But I'm OK with that - I worked in a chicken factory as a kid.
Ormskirk magistrates heard Mr Nobrega, a chicken factory worker from Liverpool Road, Tarleton, had approximately one-and-a-half times the legal driving limit of alcohol in his blood.
The chicken factory worker died at the scene beside a bus stop in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, as she was making her way to work.
Hamilton worked at a local chicken factory and Mr Mainstone suggested that a community rehabilitation order would assist him with his problems.
The plant is owned by Grampian Foods, which recently announced it was closing its chicken factory at Newbridge, near Edinburgh, with a loss of 550 jobs.
The professional role has also allowed Mike to make trips to Spartak Moscow and Dynamo Kiev which would have been impossible to take in his old job at a chicken factory in North Wales.
And Carol visits Curly at his chicken factory, arranging to meet him for dinner.
AFTER 30 years of working in food factories as a maintenance man, Billy Stirling wondered what the future held when the chicken factory he worked in relocated.