Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall presents a groundbreaking series that tackles the question of intensively farmed chicken and sugests what we can do to help. After managing his own intensive chicken farm Hugh's free range campaign goes into overdrive. The reality of his experiment,to witness first hand the conditions that 95% of Britains poultry are raised in,has been a challenging experiment for Hugh,and as the series draws to a close it's slaughter day for the chickens reared on his experimental farm. Just 39 days after they hatched the 2,500 birds have reached the slaughter age of an average broiler chicken. But at the end of their life how will they have fared in the intensive enviroment that has severely restricted their movement and deprived them of natural light? And how will they compare to the free-range birds raised at the Millwey estate who also face the chop?