406,710 every day
16,946 every hour
282 every minute
4.7 every second
Wild chickens cover a lot of ground during the day.
The vast majority of the
50 billion chickens
reared each year for their eggs and for their flesh never see the light of day. Their lives could not be further removed from that of their wild cousins.
Leather, Fur, Wool
Most of the billions of animals who are killed for
their skin, wool, feathers, or fur are raised on factory farms.
All live brief and brutal lives of daily suffering.
All are slaughtered young, often inefficiently and savagely.
globally there are
300 million cows
has the largest number of dairy cows
with 58 million
EU is the largest
Up to 3 trillion fish (farmed and wild-caught) are killed each year for food.
8,219,178,082 every day
342,465,753 every hour
5,707,762 every minute
95,129 every second
Over 2 million animals are exported live out of the EU each year.
They are sent to
countries where they receive no legal protection at the time of slaughter. Many face
agonising, drawn out slaughter.