“The perpetrator committed an unconscionable act of animal cruelty. This appears to be a random act of violence. It is the express policy of Foster Farms to treat its birds humanely and with compassion. Any intentional act to the contrary is unacceptable,” the company said in a statement. The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office asked public help on Wednesday. Soon, deputies have arrested four people, one adult and three juveniles. Gabriel Quintero of Riverdale, 18-year-old, two juvenile males, ages 15 and 17, from Caruthers, and a third juvenile male, age 17, from Lemoore were taken into custody on charges of burglary and felony cruelty to animals. They killed 920 chicken with a golf club and possibly another blunt instrument. on September 20.
Foster Farms was founded first as a small family farm in 1939. The actual company is known not only for the quality of their products but also because they develop and implement innovative, eco-friendly solutions.