Chicken slaughter is an activity performed to obtain chicken meat. It regularly happens as part of traditional and intensive chicken farming. A slaughterhouse, also called abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered to provide food.
Broiler chicken are among the most farmed animal in the world. Broiler chickens are chicken raised specially for meat. Generally a hybrid of breeds design to grow rapidly, broiler chickens are wide spread within factory farms around the world. Broiler chicken generally take up to seven weeks to reach market weight.