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meat

Why are people turning to home grown meat?
Animal Welfare
Why are people turning to home grown meat?
A traditional Sunday roast, a lazy summer BBQ or just a good old fry-up; for many people, meat is a big part of their diet. In recent years, more emphasis has been placed on knowing the origins of the meat we eat. For mo…
December 23, 2021 • 24 shares
Will there be a shortage of meat this Christmas?
Life as vet - what its like
Will there be a shortage of meat this Christmas?
When we go to the shops for the holiday season shopping, we are usually taken up by long lists and demands, hoping we will remember everything we need lest we have to take the dreaded Christmas Eve’s last trip to the sup…
December 10, 2021 • 29 shares
Can dogs eat cat food?
Diet
Can dogs eat cat food?
Many dogs, no matter the breed or age, seem to find cat food irresistible. Those of us who have both cats and dogs may face this feeding scenario – the dog will finish their own meal, then move onto whatever the cat has…
July 11, 2021 • 16 shares
Does poor chicken welfare lead to poor quality meat?
Farm animal
Does poor chicken welfare lead to poor quality meat?
By Dr Marc Cooper, Head of Farm Animals RSPCA  The issue of where our meat comes from and how the animal was raised has become increasingly important to consumers in recent years, and cheaper meat can often mean tha…
October 26, 2020 • 349 shares • 9 comments
Mega farms: does our society really want animal production on this industrial scale?
Farm animal
Mega farms: does our society really want animal production on this industrial scale?
The latest campaign by Compassion in World Farming (CIWF), highlights the rise of so-called “mega-farms”. There is no formal definition of a mega farm, but in the USA, “Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations” (CAFOs) are…
July 23, 2017 • 110 shares
News and Comment
If you care about animals, why aren't you vegan?
Are you an animal lover with a vague unease about eating meat? Have you heard all the recent buzz about veganism, and wondered if it's for you? If so, you're like me: read on. Last month, I was one of the fifty thousand…
February 23, 2016 • 67 shares
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