Factory "Farm" Stories

Industrial Farming is One of the Worst Crimes in History

‘The march of human progress is strewn with dead animals.’ Photograph: John Eveson/Rex from article linked below

‘The march of human progress is strewn with dead animals.’ Photograph: John Eveson/Rex from article linked below

"The fate of animals in such industrial installations has become one of the most pressing ethical issues of our time, certainly in terms of the numbers involved. These days, most big animals live on industrial farms. We imagine that our planet is populated by lions, elephants, whales and penguins. That may be true of the National Geographic channel, Disney movies and children’s fairytales, but it is no longer true of the real world. The world contains 40,000 lions but, by way of contrast, there are around 1 billion domesticated pigs; 500,000 elephants and 1.5 billion domesticated cows; 50 million penguins and 20 billion chickens."

Read The Guardian article here