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Designing a chicken welfare experiment

In this lesson students will examine the reasons for selective breeding of chickens for meat and learn how extreme selection for specific traits can cause unnecessary suffering to the chicken. Ideally, they should have completed the lesson 'intensive farming and selective breeding - an ethical debate' beforehand.

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