Animals have as many rights as humans do, and this includes making sure that they are transported safely and humanely, taking every precaution to ensure their comfortable passage. Although the safety and humane treatment of the animals is a main concern, it isn’t the only one – the flavor, color and quality of the meat… Continue reading Tips For Transporting Livestock
Working with animals already has its own dangers. Animal handlers are subject to possible bites, bruises, and scratches as they take care of the animals. Add to that reality a hazardous workspace created by equipment and other material carelessly laying around, and what we have is a disaster zone.
Most of us may not be aware that the quality of the meat we eat is affected by the amount of stress that the livestock is subjected to, although farmers, meat processors and livestock raisers know this only too well. Relaxing music is played at many livestock farms, in an effort to reduce the amount… Continue reading Calm Your Livestock With Music
A long time ago, people craved flesh for food. In that era, people managed to go from one place to the next looking for animals to hunt, but they also looked for plants. Thousands of years ago, people started to eat all sorts of livestock. Livestock are domestic animals that are used to produce various… Continue reading Information About Livestock And Its Uses
When it comes to animal rights, livestock animals frequently get relegated to the bottom part of the priority list. In fact, many of the issues raised by activists are related to the brutal treatment of livestock by farmers, breeders, and producers. In 2003, Ward Egg Ranch in California disposed of as many as 30,000 hens… Continue reading A Labeling Program To Fight Abuse Of Livestock Farm Animals
Like humans, livestock must be processed according to the law, when dealing with the carcasses of dead animals. This is not a pleasant thought, but anyone who owns livestock knows the occasional death, either expected or unexpected, is bound to happen. Some agencies, like the Oregon Public Health Division, provide some suggestions on how to… Continue reading Ways To Properly Dispose Of Livestock
Livestock farming is not the right choice for everyone. To manage a stable of farm animals successfully, you need to possess certain characteristics. In addition, the demands of this activity are heavy, and you need to be prepared to meet them. For you, is raising farm animals a money making venture, or perhaps a worthwhile… Continue reading Is Livestock Farming The Right Choice For You