At the start of this year, France promised to prohibit the culling of male chicks in the egg industry. Since 2022, the practice has been prohibited in Germany.
In accordance with the new regulations, hatcheries are required to use in-ovo sexing to ascertain the sex of embryos before they are born.
Male chicks were previously crushed shortly after hatching, as they were of no use to the egg-laying industry and were of a dist....
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