Weather Forecast


Willmar Poultry accused of mistreating turkey chicks

Email News Alerts

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.


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.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.