Until embarrassingly recently, I thought cows just naturally produced milk. And I assumed male chickens had some role in egg production. In case you’ve not gotten the memo, cows must be raped to get them to lactate, same with bulls to harvest their sperm. Cows produce milk when they are pregnant and for some time thereafter, just like other mammals. Because we enjoy dairy, we mass impregnate cattle.

Among the chicks that are hatched to be egg-making machines, all the male chicks are killed a day after hatching in by being placed in a gas chamber or tossed in a wood chipper. Their female counterparts are condemned to lives of misery.

Now, you really can’t claim ignorance.