Farm Babe: No, livestock aren’t destroying the planet – AGDAILY.COM1 min read

Farm Babe: No, livestock aren’t destroying the planet

Source: http://www.agdaily.com/insights/farm-babe-no-livestock-arent-destroying-planet/

The rumors are swirling, but how truthful are they? We’ve heard time and time again from people who say, “Go vegan, save the planet!” But let’s investigate those claims, shall we?

First off, livestock don’t only give us meat. What many people may not be aware of is there are actually 185 uses for a pig, from cement to renewable energy, paint to brushes, and life-saving pharmaceuticals. If you haven’t yet seen this TED talk from Christien Meindertsma, check it out! There is lots of fascinating info there. There are also these byproducts that come from cattle.

Courtesy of Farm Credit
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