It's so disgusting I cannot imagine how anyone can do it. (I'm a religious lifelong vegetarian, by the way.) Actually, for the past couple of years, I didn't do kapparot at all - it's a silly minhag which everyone has come to see as 'obligation' as if it were a biblical command (which it isn't). It's just a minhag that quite a few great rabbis were opposed to; to me it sounds like complete nonsense. Whether money or chickens or fish are being used.
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from the article: Leading rabbi joins animal rights group's campaign against kaparot
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