They might have been pardoned — however activists are nonetheless crying fowl.
Bread and Butter, who have been each spared by President Trump within the annual White Home turkey pardoning Tuesday, could have brief lives marked by ill-health and weight problems, the animal rights group Folks for the Moral Remedy of Animals says.
“Turkeys which are bred and raised for the meat industry are genetically manipulated through specific breeding to grow so rapidly that they suffer from terrible health complications,” Ashley Byrne, of PETA, instructed The Put up. “So even with the best of care, their physical condition is very poor and they’re just bound to have very serious medical problems.”
Whereas she was glad Bread and Butter have been spared the ax, saving simply two turkeys isn’t sufficient for PETA, Byrne stated.
Like their latest predecessors, Bread and Butter will reside out the remainder of their days on the Gobbler’s Relaxation sanctuary on the campus of the Virginia Tech…