What can we learn from the affluent’s obsession with backyard chickens? As the Silicon Valley elite invest in heritage chickens and fancy coops, modern agriculturalists can take note of what this trend means.
Should animals be well-treated and given food, water and shelter? Yes. That’s animal welfare. Should animals be equal to people and have the right to sue their guardians? That’s animal rights. Do consumers know the difference?
A cattle feeder shares a behind-the-scenes look of his interview with a New York Times reporter and why he risked being misrepresented in order to give accurate information about responsible antibiotic use in animal agriculture.