Broiler Chicken Welfare

Voiceless creates high-quality, free, Animal Protection Education (APE) resources for high-school educators.

broiler chicken


Our Animal Protection Education (APE) provides students and teachers with the information they need to understand how chicken meat is produced in Australia, and the welfare issues associated with these production methods.

The resources are designed to accompany Young Adult fiction, Sky, written by Voiceless Co-founder, Ondine Sherman.

Encourage critical thinking on the subject of broiler chicken welfare by downloading our free APE resources below:

  • Video
  • Infographic
  • Fact Sheet
  • Sky Book and Teacher Notes
  • Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans

Australian High school teachers – please see our Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans in the Learning Areas of Science, Civics and Citizenship and Arts, on the right hand side of this page. These are suitable for students in Years 7-10.



"How are Chickens Raised for Meat in Australia? Chicken Welfare in the Meat Industry”. View our video here.

 Here's a worksheet you can use alongside this video.



"Chicken Meat - Where Does It Come From?" Download a printable version of the infographic here or click through to view an enlarged version, and download other formats.


Fact Sheet 

View the fact sheet as a Flipbook below, or download it as a pdf. 



Sky Book and Teacher Notes

Sky can be used as an educational text to support a range of learning objectives in the Australian Curriculum. Teachers can access a variety of creative and engaging classroom activities related to Sky (suitable for grades 7-9), in the Teaching Notes produced by The Author People.  The text supports learning across the areas of Literacy, ICT, Critical & Creative Thinking, Personal & Social Capability, and Ethical Understanding.  Teacher Notes for Sky, Download here.


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