Essay on Factory Farming Is An Industrial Operation

881 Words Oct 26th, 2016 4 Pages
Imagine being crammed into a small enclosed area with thousands of other people. There is no room to lay down and rest nor any windows for fresh air. People are standing or sitting in there own waste and can no longer hold their own bodies up because they have grown four times too large. These circumstances sound disturbing and intolerable. Most humans would not agree to these living standards if they were the ones being treated in such a manner. Unfortunately, these housing conditions are being enforced on the meat that was thrown in between two sesame buns and sold to a buyer for three dollars. Animals should be treated properly even if they 're going to be processed meat. We should not quit eating meat, but care for the animals being butchered beforehand. Factory farming is an industrial operation where animals are raised in large quantities. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals informs people, “Over 99% of farm raised animals in the U.S. are raised in factory farms, which focus on profit and efficiency at the expense of animal welfare” (Farm Animals). Since these companies are focused on making their money, they force large groups of animals together without space to even move around. This is where efficiency comes in, the more animals under one roof equals the more profit a company gains. Not only do these animals have to live in an overcrowded population and feces filled area, they are harmed daily. Workers do not care about the conditions…

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