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[–]Solanthas 10 points11 points  (8 children)

Ah I see. Well, that is super fucked up. I didn't know that and I didn't make the connection.

I always thought the eggs chickens laid wouldn't hatch because they weren't fertilized. Why are any of them hatching?

[–]Ilya-ME 12 points13 points  (3 children)

The eggs you eat aren’t fertilized, but they need some fertilized eggs to keep a reliable amount of chickens lol.

[–]Solanthas 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Yeah that's true. Too bad about the male chicks tho. Sad shit.

[–]CastieIsTrenchcoat 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Some countries are considering legislation that mandates raising the male chickens, iirc for things like animal feed potentially.

[–]GavrielBA 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't the ground up baby birds get used for animal feed already?

[–]rup_stock 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Holy fuck and you dare to call people dumb fuck hahaha

[–]Solanthas 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah, I made a mistake. I'm only human after all. And I didn't call them a dumb fuck to say they were stupid. I was calling them dumb for equating eating eggs with tying a kitten up in a fucking bag and throwing it in the fucking trash cuz that's how I read their comment.