Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Chemically Raised Chickens

More than 50 billion chickens are reared annually as a source of food, for both their meat and their eggs.

Picture from Trust Organic Food

According to the Worldwatch Institute, 74% of the world's poultry meat and 68% of it's eggs are produced from intensive farming techniques.  This includes the heavy use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers relative to land areas.

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