This is the moment two vegan activists separate chickens from cockerels because they “don’t want the hens to be raped”.
The video was released by the Spanish vegan group ‘Almas Veganas’ (‘Vegan Souls’), based in Girona in the north-eastern Spanish region of Catalonia, on Twitter where it has been viewed 570,000 times.
Video Credit: CEN/@AlmasVeganas
In the footage, two women are seen smashing eggs on the ground because “they belong to the hens”.
The vegans then reveal that “we separated the cocks because we don’t want the hens to get raped”.
In another video, the activists said that they based their decision on “the notion of consent”.
The vegans add: “The hens do not want to be mounted and always try to escape. They are sometimes seriously injured by the cocks’ claws as well.”
They also claim that the hens “are genetically modified to make them lay more eggs” and they want to “prevent them from reproducing”.
The activists added: “Either you are vegan or you help to finance animal slavery. Eating animals is fascist.”
According to reports, the vegan group has recently appeared on several Spanish television shows including the popular talk show ‘Todo Es Una Mentira’ (‘Everything Is A Lie’) where they believed they were “ridiculed” by the presenter.
The footage prompted comments from netizens such as “is this a joke?”, “there is no room for more morons” and “you have to be frigging crazy”.
They said afterwards: “We knew they would make fun of us, but we wanted to use the platform to spread our message anyway.”
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