Broiler Chicken Welfare

Voiceless creates high-quality, free, Animal Protection Education (APE) resources for high-school educators.

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Our Animal Protection Education (APE) provides students and teachers with the information they need to understand how chicken meat is produced in Australia, and the welfare issues associated with these production methods.

The resources are designed to accompany Young Adult fiction, Sky, written by Voiceless Co-founder, Ondine Sherman.

Encourage critical thinking on the subject of broiler chicken welfare by downloading our free APE resources below:

Australian High school teachers – please see our Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans in the Learning Areas of Science, Civics and Citizenship and Arts, on the right hand side of this page. These are suitable for students in Years 7-10.


“How are Chickens Raised for Meat in Australia? Chicken Welfare in the Meat Industry”. View our video here.

 Here’s a worksheet you can use alongside this video.


“Chicken Meat – Where Does It Come From?” Download a printable version of the infographic here or click through to view an enlarged version, and download other formats.


Fact Sheet

View the fact sheet as a Flipbook below, or download it as a pdf.


These two 8-week units of work have been developed for a Stage 4, Year 7 English class and use Ondine Sherman’s coming of age novels; Sky and Snow, as the primary texts.

Students will explore a wide range of themes including; animal protection, family, rebellion, heroism, truth, tragedy, the power of language and how one person can make a difference in the world. Explore the resources here!

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