Persuasive Speech On Factory Farm

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Did you know that many cows in factory farms die before their 5th birthday? (Leader, Jessica. "9 Facts About Factory Farming That Will Break Your Heart (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)." The Huffington Post., 17 Mar. 2014. Web. 16 Mar. 2017.) Factory Farms are awful for people and the animals because the animals suffer, they’re treated with antibiotics, and factory farming affects the environment. Animals suffer because of the living conditions they are in. The animal is treated with antibiotics, which is not good for them. The environment is being polluted because of all the manure. First, the idea of what factory farming is going to be addressed. What really is a factory farm? Factory farming is an operation where over 99% of farm animals are raised, so that we can eat meat. Factory farms consist of 500 head of beef cattle, 500 dairy cows, 1,000 hogs (pigs), and 100,000 egg laying chickens.("What's Wrong With Factory Farms?" Factory Farm Map. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2017.) This is bad for them because they’re confined in one space with a lot of other animals. Beef cattle are used for meat and they’re marked for rapid growth and a stocky build. One of the major factory farms is a company called Tyson, which is known for the production of chickens. In the world today, 78% of the beef that we eat comes from…show more content…
Factory farming is not a good thing because the animals suffer, the animals are treated with antibiotics, and factory farming affects the environment. The animals suffer because of the living conditions that they are in. The animals are treated with antibiotics that they don’t even need. The environment gets polluted with all of the manure. People should go and buy meat from the local meat market because those animals do not go through all the cruelty that they go through in factory
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