10 Reasons Not to Eat Nuggets

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Posted August 9, 2011 by peta2 staff

Chickens are social birds who live together in flocks, often sharing food and nests. They are curious, interesting, and as smart as cats, dogs, and even some primates. Yet, in the United States alone, more than 7 billion chickens are killed for their flesh each year, and 452 million hens are used for their eggs. On factory farms, baby chickens are never even allowed contact with their parents!

The next time that you think about ordering chicken nuggets, remember the precious photos below and consider that if chicks could speak, each one would probably cry out, “I am not a nugget!”

Ready to leave chickens off your plate? Go vegan! Psst, there are tons of tasty faux chicken products available everywhere!

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  • 1277 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    oh my gosh i wish i could just have all of them and play with them everyday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 1301 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    The only nugget I eat is boca chik’n nuggets :)

  • 1314 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Amazing like every living thing <3

  • 1314 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I love animals I’m a vegan but my family eats steak and chicken like every other night I eat noodles instead I’ve seen to many animal processing videos to eat meat ever again

  • 1315 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    they are cute…

  • 1316 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    way cute :)
    so happy im vegetarian!

  • 1323 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    awwwww i want to hold a chick!!!! there soo babyy <3

  • 1326 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Awwww they are so cute i feel ashamed tht i used to eat them sorry lil ones! they are just so cute who has the guts to kill them monsters!

  • 1342 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    That is by-far enough reasons for me not to eat chicken 😀

  • 1343 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    mmmm..i love Morningstar buffalo chik’n nuggets. how can ANYONE eat meat when vegetarians obviously have better tasting and better for you food?!

  • jen

    1348 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I LLOOOVVEEE chickens. We have chickens and ducks(we use them for bug and snake control) and I love seeing the new chickies and duckies hatching all the time. It is truly miraculous to watch them hatch after all the waiting.

  • Aly

    1350 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    They are so beautiful, I want to cry because I used to eat them :'(
    Now I am vegan and will never touch meat again, I am so sorry little guys/

  • 1351 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I see this and then I look at my chickens and think, ‘how can people be so stupid to eat such adorable creatures?’ They are very smart and adorable. 😀

  • 1352 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I remember when my chickens were this small. They’re sooo adorable, i just want to lay in bed and let them run around all over me 😀

  • 1353 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    ADORABLE<3333

  • 1354 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I just want to run around in a empty grass field with them. 😀

  • 1356 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    im ready!

  • 1357 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    they are so cute and fluffy<3 how could anyone even think about eating them?? :(

  • 1357 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I just wanna hug everyone of those little chicks :)

    • 1350 days ago

      VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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      So do i =)

    • 1336 days ago

      VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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      ME TOO!

  • 1357 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    awe they are so so cute! and there are tons of faux chicken meat that are really yummy, so why is there a need to eat those cute poor little chickies?

  • 1357 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    omg why did i used to eat these poor creatures :'(

    • 1323 days ago

      VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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      yeah i know i wish i didnt

  • 1357 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!! 😀

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