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Pork Industry’s COVID-19 Response Demonstrates Innate Brutality of Factory Farming

The culling of pigs during COVID-19 hardly compares in scale to the misery of the 75 million pigs currently held on U.S. factory farms, or the anguish of the more than 300,000 pigs slaughtered every day.  An industrial pig farm is not a pleasant sight. Thousands of pigs trapped in enclosures barely bigger than their own bodies emit an overwhelmingly putrid smell. The pigs live just inches away from their own excrement and attempt to stave off crushing boredom by chewing on the iron bars of their cages. In recent weeks, with the slaughter of thousands of piglets, the scenes inside industrial pig farms have become even more gruesome. Read more...

 

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