Meat Chicken

Over 115 million chickens are killed annually for their meat.

Up to 40,000 chickens are confined together inside large windowless sheds at a stocking density of 19 birds per square metre.

Nearly 3.5 million chickens die annually from of health problems before six weeks of age.

Over half of New Zealand's chickens experience difficulty walking.

New Zealanders eat, on average, over 37kg of chicken meat per person per year.

In almost 30 years, annual chicken consumption has increased from 14kg (1986) to over 37kg (2015) per capita.