factory farming

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factory farming

a farming system in which industrial procedures are utilized, e.g. animals in crates moving past a fixed feeding point at prearranged intervals, battery accommodation, debeaking, single animal accommodation with no physical contact between animals.
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The Ministerio Publico (MP) found Q210,000 (US$26,000) during a raid on the chicken factory in February 2010.
Her career unfolds in a grating first job in a duck-packing plant that is shot like a surprisingly straight version of the chicken factory in Ruth Mader's "Struggle," relaxes in gigs of apple and onion picking, and ends in sickening racism when Mr.
Two vehicles collided on the roundabout near the town's chicken factory.
I wonder too about the yoking together of very disparate elements in some poems: a chicken factory, a murder trial, and a besieged city are the main ingredients of one place, but I see no link and wonder if I am meant to.
Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol told The Manila Bulletin he will attend another festival highlight, notably the inaugural operation of the state-of-the art halal dressed chicken factory, a first of its kind in the country, which was established in this town by local investors in partnership with Malaysian counterparts.
But the proposals have sparked objections from locals who claim they had previously campaigned against the chicken factory.
If I'd blinked I might have thought I'd somehow drifted into a chicken factory - there was so much clucking and pecking going on in the Senedd chamber.
UP to 300 jobs are under threat at an Anglesey chicken factory.
A LARGE-SCALE chicken factory could be built near Atherstone sparking outrage from nearby residents.
These distressing scenes of chicken factory farming at its worst were secretly filmed by an undercover investigator after a tip-off from an outraged member of the public.
Anyone who is truly passionate about animal welfare will find the scenes in the chicken factory barbaric.
On leaving school, Keith had a variety of jobs, including coal mining (although he only completed three shifts), running the shooting gallery at a funfair and working in a chicken factory.