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The Social Life of Chickens by Karen Davis

United Poultry Concerns
9 September 2009

"The Social Life of Chickens" by UPC President Karen Davis

What Lies Behind the Veil of Chicken Secrecy?

"In this essay, I discuss the social life of chickens and the mental states that I believe they have and need in order to participate in the social relationships that I have observed in them. What follows is a personalized, candid discussion of what I know, what I think I know, and what I am unsure of but have observed relevant to the minds of chickens in their relationships with each other and with other species and with me."

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