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Doing the Unthinkable

Craig Watts did the unthinkable in the world of a contract chicken farmer and industrialized chicken production. He allowed cameras inside of his chicken houses and showed the world the deplorable conditions which contract growers are mandated to raise chickens under. 424 more words

Corporate Agriculture

how factory farming ravages the earth

These feedlots confine thousands of animals in small spaces before they are slaughtered, leading to a litany of abuses: the confinement inflicted on the animals, the use of… 73 more words

Food + Ag Politics

Jury Duty...

My feedyard crew consists of three guys and myself. Together we care for close to 3000 animals as well as the business part of the farm. 286 more words


Carnivore's Dilemma...

When I was back in Florida a couple of weeks ago for my grandmother’s funeral, my Godmother asked me if I had read the November issue of National Geographic.¬† 564 more words


Point of View

By Shel Silverstein

Thanksgiving dinner’s sad and thankless,
Christmas dinner’s dark and blue,
When you stop and try to see it
From the turkey’s point of view. 51 more words

Animals As Leaders

Less than a week until these guys come to town!

I’m super pumped, so here you go – my favourite Animals As Leaders song¬†and an amazing workout track.


160 of the world's 196 countries ban or restrict ractopamine. We're not one of them.

The U.K., China, Russia, Taiwan, and the European Union ban or limit the use of ractopamine, a drug that promotes growth in pigs, cattle, and turkeys. 65 more words

Meat, Poultry, Game