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Willmar Poultry accused of mistreating turkey chicks

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WILLMAR, Minn. - An undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States has made allegations of what the organization describes as routine abuses and cruelty involving newly hatched turkey chicks at Willmar Poultry.

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The HSUS released its report and findings today.

Willmar Poultry, which is based in Willmar, was targeted because "it's the largest turkey hatchery in the nation," said Paul Shapiro, a spokesperson with the Humane Society of the United States.

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