Factory Farms And Its Effects On The World Essay

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Factory Farms
Unable to move stands three year old porky the pig. Unlike Wilbur in Charlotte’s Web where he is able to roam the open fields and eat a tasty meal with some variation, Porky the pig is locked in a cage. Restricted from any outside activity, he simply stands in his own manure in a two foot size cage waiting for just a slight ray or light signaling fresh air that he will most likely never get. Taken from his mother at a very young age, Porky waits for his dose of antibiotics that will make him fatter and grow faster. To protect porky the pig and the human population, there should be more regulation on Factory Farms.
Factory farms are not only harmful to animals, but also affect everyone in the world in a negative way. According to ASCPA, a Factory Farm is a large, industrial operation that raises large number of animals for food. Over 99% of farm animals in the U.S are raised in factory farms, which focus on profit and efficiency at the expense of animal welfare. In a factory farm, the animals are treated as mere objects as opposed to a smaller, natural farm where the animals are treated as a form of life. “Most people think of a farm as a small, family-owned operation where cows graze in open pastures, chickens peck around the yard, and fields are lush with a variety of crops. The reality of modern farming however is quite different. Most meats produce, and other foods in supermarkets in the U.S and abroad come from large, corporate-owned industrial operations…

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