10 Bizarre Yet Legal Acts Of Animal Cruelty
Force feeding can be fatal when conducted on humans, but animals are another matter entirely. To force feed an animal is entirely legal, and is often used on ducks and geese to fatten them up before production can occur.
Debeaking is a completely legal procedure to remove part of the beak of poultry, especially chickens and turkey. Ducks and turkeys tend to display excessive aggression and cannibalism. The procedure is rather brutal for the animal, unfortunately, and there is no anesthetic given.