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  • Personal Narrative: Raising Pigs

    Hello! I am Hana Pfeiffer and I am thirteen years old. I am super excited to be participating in my very first year in 4-H. Every year I go to the fair and ever since I was really young I wanted to participate in the fun! This year I contacted a family friend and before I knew it I was in the club, Barnyard Tails! This year I am raising pigs because we know many people that have done or are doing them. They recommended swine for my first year. Before we got the pigs, we started building their pen. My dad and I started by mapping out what we were going to build on a piece of paper. There were four main parts that had to be built; a shelter, a place for the feeder, a place for the waterer, and a mud pit. We gather panels and poles and started building their pen. It was such a great bonding experience. The day finally came! The day I was going to meet my two, cute pigs! My excitement built up as we drove down to the pig farm. Once we got there, I looked around in awe and amazement. How was I ever going to choose? My leader told me which section to choose from and I began looking. I got into the pen and waited for a pig to come up to me. Two came up to me and started rubbing against me. Those were my picks! As we waited in a line to get them weighed, I talked to them and loved them so they would get used to me. Once they got weighed, we took them to the trailer where my leader would transport them to my house. Once we got home, it was not long until my leader showed…

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  • Summary Of Eating Animals: The Cost Is Sickening

    Eating Animals: The Cost is Sickening: An Annotated Bibliography Angelova, Kamelia. "13 Stunning Facts About The Rise Of Industrial Meat Farming In America." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 27 Jan. 2011. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. . Kamelia Angelova’s “13 Stunning Facts about The Rise of Industrial Meat Farming in America” was a look at thirteen facts, which truly shined light the explosive growth of factory farming in America. Angelova points out that between 1997 and 2007, every day, factory…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Factory Farming

    Besides the lack of nutrition in McDonald’s cheeseburgers, there is also a lack of morality. Factory farming, also known as the practice of keeping many animals in small, confined spaces, lives in every piece of meat within large fast food chains. This practice is relatively recent, developing in the late 19th century, and is used in virtually all major fast food chains, such as: McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, Sonic, and even Krispy Kreme. Now a growing epidemic, factory farming has become an…

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  • How Does Meat Cause International Pollution

    How Your Meat Causes Worldwide Pollution The factory farming industry plays a major role in contributing to the problem of global climate change. This particular issue does not get addressed nearly as much as it should because many of these corporations generate billions of dollars, which has resulted into agribusiness instead of traditional farming. As other countries generally follow the lead of the United States pertaining to legislation and trade policy they watch how we approach the issue…

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  • Jonathan Safran Foer Hiding And Seeking Purpose Analysis

    fictional tale through the eyes of activist “C” and her observer on a covert style mission to expose the inner workings of a bird processing farm, identified as Factory farming, or the practice of mass-producing animals for consumption. Foer never gives the names of the characters; only identifies the first person as an observer in able to preserve the identities of the first person from potential harm. She’s young, under aged, living with parents and dresses covertly with aviator sunglasses,…

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  • World Hunger In Kenya

    Whether if it is organic farming or conventional farming, both will feed the world, even if it is a little at a time. But really world hunger will never be solved because of how many people there are in the world, with the population only growing, and how many people that need to be reached. No matter how much food we produce, the hungry will still be hungry. That doesn’t mean to give up on feeding the world, it just means keep trying to feed the hungry and to make the percent of world hunger go…

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  • Von Thunen Model And Sinclair's Model Of The Agricultural Land Use Zones

    The agricultural land use zones are explained by two models which are Von Thunen model and Sinclair model. Von Thunen used concept of concentric rings to support his ideas on land use zones which is similar to Sinclair’s model. Each concentric ring has agricultural use which is practiced in it. The farming is more intensive from inner rings and more extensive as you move to outer rings. Von Thunen model describes the significance of distance and location. Von Thunen’s model is based on economic…

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  • Environmental Benefits Of Organic Farming

    relation to organic farming, it is not favorable to industrial agricultural production due to its costly cultural and economic…

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  • Organic Foods: Effects And Effects Of Organic Food

    modified foods, as a result of conventional farming, are linked to increasing food allergies. Certain studies also show that changing DNA of a plant or animal can increase the chances of developing certain cancers. Organic crops contain far fewer pesticide residues than conventional…

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  • Factory Farming Research Paper

    Factory farming is a system of rearing livestock using intensive methods, by which poultry, pigs, or cattle are confined indoors under strictly controlled conditions. Factory farms control the U.S. food production. According to “Factory farming began around the nineteen sixties and nineteen seventies with the popularity of fast food” (paragraph 2). It created the ability for companies to buy larger quantities of meat for a lesser amount of money. Factory farming also affects the…

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