Hog Confinement In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Hog Confinements

The lies everyone is getting told on how bad hog confinements are, this is really hurting the farmers. They put their lives into raising and taking care of theses hogs. Most people don’t really know what the inside of the buildings look like or how many hours the producers are with their pigs each day. Some get up at 5 A.M. and don’t get home till 10 P.M.. Most hog farmers families don’t see them unless it weekends or they go with them to work. They spend hours making sure the ones that are sick get taken care of. They even change every time they leave a building so that they don’t carry any of the germs to the next building. People might complain about the smell but that’s how the farmer raises good crops from
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But really it is a lot better for the pigs. The farmers are responsible with cutting of the antibiotics a certain amount of days before they go to market otherwise the packing house won’t take them because they aren’t good for the consumers. Farmers are also helping keep the pigs environment safe for them by having good water quality. They also are able to control the temperature in the building unlike if they are outside, since the hogs breath through their skin instead of their noise. So the farmers use drip lines so that the pigs can breath and it keeps them cool. The farmer’s use good ventilation to keep clean fresh air in the buildings for the pigs to breath. Most people don’t realize that the farmers have management over how much food the pigs intake but they do.

The people that are against hog confinements are using false information because they have not talked to farmers or they by using their opinions off of peta or other groups like peta. Most people that talk bad about hog confinements are people who have never seen the inside of a hog confinement. They find their information of false videos that anyone can make. There is many cases that the people that are against them are because they are being told that the farmer wants to build a hog confinements next to them. The people who are told just want to fight so that they don’t have to smell the hog
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One restaurant would be chipotle when they started to get their pork from British producers. A quote from (Grubstreet) said “ The carnitas shortage began when Chipotle discovered a "supplier violation" during a routine audit related to animal housing.” They also quoted “Farmers therefore assumed any replacement supplier would meet Chipotle's "responsibly raised" standards, yet it raised a few eyebrows when Chipotle announced that it would be buying its pork from British meat provider Karro, which publicly says that it uses antibiotics "when necessary" — a detail that Chipotle applauded in its announcement, but which has struck some industry advocates as

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