How were chickens that were culled by AVA endangered? Hundreds of thousands of chickens are killed for human consumption everyday around the world, why The Online Citizen never complain about that?
Fact: The free-ranging chickens that are sometimes seen on mainland Singapore are not red junglefowl — an endangered species.
- http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/sin-ming-chicken-culling-ruffles-feathersResponding to queries from TODAY, the AVA added that the free-ranging chickens that are sometimes seen on mainland Singapore are not red junglefowl — an endangered species — though some may resemble them.
“Free-ranging chickens can pose a potential threat to public health, especially if their population is left unchecked. There is a likelihood of an incursion of bird flu into Singapore, as bird flu is endemic in the region,” the AVA said.