Entries by Sue Cross from 07/2012

Eat Shoots and Leaves: A Case For the Vegan Option

| Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

In the countryside the fields burgeon with pasture and crops. But where are the animals? See the industrial-sized buildings in this agricultural landscape? The lack of life on the outside belies the fact that inside are living beings, crammed together in vast numbers, fed and watered by automation. For them - unlike the fields outside - there is nothing natural.

Whether Vegetable or Animal, Farm Produce is Treated Just The Same: the Case for the Vegan Option Continued

| Posted 07.20.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Traditional farms are arranged to suit the animals. Now animals are selectively bred to suit intensive production. They must grow large as quickly as possible and be as productive as possible. Sows have litters of up to 15 piglets even though they have only 12 teats. Hens lay up to 300 eggs a year - 30 is a natural number.