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Is Organic Livestock Production More Humane than Conventional?

By February 11, 2013

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A common misconception consumers, and sometimes even potential organic producers have is that organic livestock production is much more humane and animal-friendly than conventional production. However, while it does help ensure human and planet safety from stuff like pesticides and unnatural chemicals, organic policy is not particularly strong when it comes to animal welfare.

If you're an aspiring organic farmer, this issue is something to seriously consider if you're interested in organic production specifically for animal welfare reasons. Learn more about the animal issues covered and not covered by the National Organic Program in the link below.

+ Is Organic Livestock Production More Humane than Conventional?


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