Climate Change Is Leading to Skinnier Pigs, Potentially More Expensive Bacon
A new report from Scientific American asserts that warmer global temperatures will mean a future with smaller—and fewer—pigs.
The Future of Milk Production Could Be This Floating Dairy Farm
A port in Rotterdam is preparing for the world’s first floating dairy farm, a three-storey concrete raft housing 40 cows and producing 1,000 litres of milk a day.
The Cows of the Future Could Be Genetically Altered to Be Heat-Resistant
Hopefully, they will also fart and burp less.
New Report Says One in Four British Abattoirs Fail Hygiene Tests
The resulting “dirty” meat could expose consumers to salmonella, campylobacter, and E Coli.
Black-and-White Studio Portraits of Goats Cast the Creature as Noble
Perhaps cuter than a baby goat...
The Controversial Plan to Kill 45,000 Wild Horses to Make Room for Cattle Farming
It’s pretty clear that an answer that will please all parties seems nowhere in sight. In the meantime, 45,000 wild horses are anything but free, and their lives hang in the balance.
The Most Mesmerising Bazaar in China Is Overflowing with Camel Milk and Sheep Stew
With its abundance of yak yogurts, laghman noodles, and bleating sheep—and a general lack of Han Chinese—Kashgar doesn’t feel like a city in China.
The Amount of Drugs in Our Meat Is Terrifying
A cow slaughtered in Michigan last year had chemical residue that indicated the presence of an antibiotic in quantities more than 13 times the maximum allowed.
What Actually Happens if You Give Yourself a Tapeworm to Lose Weight?
Having a tapeworm isn't the bargain with the devil you think it is. It's hard to find a live one, the side effects are beyond nightmarish and they don't even make you lose weight.
Some Murderous 'Nazi Cows' Have Been Murdered in Devon
Those Heck cattle were mad as hell. They would "try to kill anyone".
It's Not Easy Being a Young British Farmer
It's great that there's government initiatives encouraging young people to get into farming, but those already doing it believe energies should be geared towards them, rather than concentrating on shipping more in.
Darfur’s Tribes are Killing Each Other Over Gold and Water
And the money to help stop them from murdering each other is running out fast.