Cramped, filthy and featherless – the battery game birds sold as delicacy

They are sold in luxury stores and appear on the menus of top restaurants, with customers assured that the birds are reared on specialist farms with the highest welfare standards.
But the gourmet packaging in which thousands of quail are shipped each week belies the cramped and grubby conditions in which many birds are kept, according to investigators working for the League Against Cruel Sports.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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