Re: THE ABUSE OF MODERN LIVESTOCK FARMING: FUKUOKA
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Raju Titus"
> Dear friends,
> Every year" Bird flue" spreading in India. People killing
> thousnds of birds in Calcutta.This all due to modern way of Bird
> I would like to share what Fukuoka is saying. Natural way of
> Farming Page 128.
> The Abuse of Modern Livestock Farming: The storms of agricultural
> reform are beginning to ravage the good name of agricultural
> modernisation. Let us look at a trend that has emerged in all
> One new live stock technology that has been spreading like
> throughout Japan is the mass raising of chickens, pigs, cattle, andnutrient,
> other livestock and fowl in large facilities. The animals are fed
> preserved foods compounded from a very small amount of natural feed
> and liberal amounts of additives such as drugs, vitamin, and
> all ostensibly for protecting health. This eliminates thenecessity of
> rushing about to attend to every need of the livestock. Theanimals is
> efficiently raised by placing it in a narrow enclosure or cage justproduction.
> big enough to accommodate it but hardly allowing it move about. The
> goal is to produce as much as possible on narrow piece of land.
> There appear to be no problems with this method. In addition to
> being efficient, the work is less physically demanding and
> Beset by wildly fluctuating prices, the livestock farmer becomeshave
> totally caught up with concerns over his margins and profits.
> The quality of these products is in every way inferior to beef and
> eggs from cattle and fowl allowed to roam freely outdoors and to
> multiply and grow without restraint. What's more, because these
> animals have been raised on roughage packed with antibiotics,
> preservatives, flavor enhancers, hormones and residual pesticides
> there is also the concern that toxins harmful to the human body
> accumulated in the beef and eggs. We have arrived in an age whereagriculture
> beef is no longer beef and eggs are no longer eggs. What we have
> instead is merely the conversion of complete feed preparations into
> animal products. Lives stock farming is no longer form of
> practised in nature . Unfertilized battery chickens are justmachines
> for hatching factory-made eggs, while hogs and cows are merelyfactory
> produced meat and milk -fabricating machines.These product couldnot
> possibly be wholesome. The point is that, regardless of whether theBut it
> product is good or bad, one person can raise tens and hundreds of
> thousands of head efficiently withe mass production techniques.
> is capital, not men, that today raises these animals. This is noalways right and will always be right.
> longer the farmer's domain, but of commercial houses which raise
> livestock in large factory- like operations.
>Stick to local breed and natural feed it never fails fukuoka was