United Poultry Concerns Campaign to Save Canandaigua Chickens Succeeds!
Of the 25 or more baby chicks who were shipped inhumanely by airmail from a hatchery in
It was subsequently disclosed that under NYS Education Law, Section 809, a school seeking to harm and kill animals must submit a waiver application to the Education Department for review. The department promptly suspended the project, following a letter from attorney
The school district submitted the waiver application, a copy of which was obtained by Molbegott under a Freedom of Information Law request. The application showed that the school offered no legal justification for killing the chickens. The goals set forth did not meet waiver approval standards, and the application was denied. At this time, it appears that the Canandaigua Academy chicken slaughter project is dead for good.
“United Poultry Concerns is deeply gratified that the Education Law protecting live vertebrate animals in the
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