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"12 Ducklings Liberated from Factory Farm

Each year, approximately 24 million ducks are killed for food. Most are warehoused in large sheds with nothing but sawdust reeking of ammonia, a bit of food, and 'nipple drinkers' as their only source of water. They live in these conditions until 7 weeks of age when they are slaughtered.

In the early morning hours of February 27, 2005, we liberated 12 ducklings from 29755 W. Jefferson Avenue, Tranquillity, CA 93668, a farm owned by Woodland Farms, a subsidiary of Maple Leaf Farms. Maple Leaf Farms, the largest producer of duck meat in North America, murders over 14 million ducks each year.

Ducks are waterfowl. In the wild, they spend a great deal of their day in water, immersing themselves in it and preening. The ducklings that we rescued from the Woodland Farm in Tranquillity would never have seen a body of water during their short lives in the factory farm. Now at least these 12 ducklings are in a loving home where they can swim every day and live out their natural lives free of oppression.

Until all animals are free,