Sat, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Life Cycle and Housing of Modern Pigs

Mother Pigs, Sows, in Our Pork Industry Spend Almost Their Entire Life in Extreme Confinement


Almost all of the pork available in markets and restaurants in the United States has been produced in concentrated animal feeding operations, where the sows spend their lives in crates so small that they cannot turn around. Come and learn about what the pork industry would rather you not notice, and discuss how we can feed ourselves, without inflicting such extreme abuse on animals.

Presented By:

Dr. Lesa Staubus