• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Not an Egselent day for eggs. Appalling revelations of animal battery farming.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Not an Egselent day for eggs! Appalling revelations of animal battery farming. Last night at approximately 3am, the police alongside animal welfare organisations raided 'Egg-sellent Eggs Limited' in the east of Sussex after a four month investigation of the cruelty and welfare of animals. Nicholas Thrushball, aged 44, founder and director of the company was arrested under the 'animal welfare act 2006' in which it cogently enforces that animals should live in a suitable and humane environment. Owner of this nationally known company was allegedly beating, hitting and mistreating the chickens in his welfare as well as storing them in shocking, suffocating conditions. ...read more.

Middle

A hen living in the wild is expected to lay 20 in a year and 240 in their life time of an approximate 12 years. Miss S. Ellis, Director of the 'Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' stated after the raid "Its horrific think that the most reputable egg company in the Midlands treats its hens in a way that literally make me feel sick!" Miss Ellis later told the Guardian that Mr Thrushball made an annual turnover of �70,000 in 2009 as a result of storing 30 hens in 1 square metre of their premises compared to the recommended 10! ...read more.

Conclusion

Single mum of two said "I have been eating 'Egg-sellent Eggs' eggs since a very young age and I feel really disappointed and cheated on after knowing the conditions the hens had been living in. I shall not be buying my eggs from this company and shall be looking into buying free range and organic produce where I know the animal has suffered little pain." Organic produce and free range eggs are becoming increasingly popular in England and without a doubt, the world. Organic produce from animals as well as plants are ones of which no pesticides, antibiotics or hormones have been added to it. Free range eggs enable the hens and birds to roam around within the premises unlike the thronged factory farmed premises. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Here's what a star student thought of this essay

5 star(s)

Response to the question

The candidate responds well to the task set, a Writing to Inform task. The candidate has written a newspaper article about the mistreatment of battery farm hens. The article is nicely structured and flows well, with plenty of devices used ...

Read full review

Response to the question

The candidate responds well to the task set, a Writing to Inform task. The candidate has written a newspaper article about the mistreatment of battery farm hens. The article is nicely structured and flows well, with plenty of devices used by real journalists that help create a solid argument and conveyance of information about the topic. The candidate has shown excellent knowledge of how to structure an effective article that captures the readers' attention and sustains it throughout plenty of rhetorical devices.

Level of analysis

The Level of Analysis shown here is very good. The candidate utilises a number of rhetorical devices such as alliteration, triples, voice of the expert, statistics, and personal anecdote from those involved in the battery farm investigation. The piece reads very well, and is structured chronologically. The use of statistics help solidify the argument, and the creation of fictional professionals to voice their own opinions on the topic also contribute to the credibility of the writing. All in all a very well-written information piece.

Quality of writing

The Quality of Written Communication is very good. There are no major discrepancies such as malapropisms, incorrect spellings or inaccurate uses of grammar, though some examiners may not think using exclamation marks so frequently is entirely reflective of what a professional journalist might write, but again, this is only a minor issue that is easily addressed.


Did you find this review helpful? Join our team of reviewers and help other students learn

Reviewed by sydneyhopcroft 27/06/2012

Read less
Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    The Lottery: Free choice, self knowledge and Guilt

    5 star(s)

    In her performance of Willis Cass' composition, "Inside the Question", Sal feels something deep within her and reflects on how certain people around her deal with the sorrow of losing their free choice as well. Closing her eyes, Sal sent herself wishing into sound and it became the song of

  2. The day that my life changed.

    me a cheeky smile, me and Tom had been very close, and I felt like I had disobeyed him, but I knew he would understand. We get up and tidied up the garden. Everyone had gone apart from me and Michelle, so me and Tom went into one of the caravans and left Michelle to get dressed.

  1. Titanic. It was just an hour until the Titanic would set sail on her ...

    into open waters, I went inside to shelter from the cold and saw a magnificent site. All the waiters were stood in a regimented line ready to serve the first guests in the dining room and the musicians were playing soft background music.

  2. Creative writing - It was supposed to be a great adventure, searching for lost ...

    He didn't move. " Wake up Juliano! ". I shouted this time. Juliano opened his eyes and staggered up. " Where are we ". He muttered out. " Were in Egypt ". I replied. " So what we gonna do today ". " What do you think we are going to do? ".

  1. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    This may be why Hyde is shorter than Jekyll. But we see that as soon has he has been released there's no going back, so eventually he has to take over Jekyll. On the other hand, Jekyll is described in gentleman like terms, tall, refined, polite, honourable and a handsome face.

  2. Write the first, second, third and last chapters of a murder mystery set in ...

    He gulped audibly, and stuttered unintelligibly for several seconds. "Spit it out, boy," roared the enraged English teacher. "I'm sorry, sir," he stammered. "I've left it at home." There was a stunned silence. This was not the Ronald Collinson that the pupils had known for the last three years.

  1. Character Monologue -Miss Julie

    taught to do men's work, with the result being that the property came near being ruined - and so we became the laughing stock of the countryside. Mummy liked things done her way. We all had to go along with it, like it or not.

  2. Frankenstein - A Letter to Mrs Saville, England

    But supposing all these conjectures to be false, you cannot contest the inestimable benefit which I shall confer on all mankind to the last generation, by discovering a passage near the pole to those countries, to reach which at present so many months are requisite; or by ascertaining the secret

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work