Energy In Food Production

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  • 1. Energy in Food Production To describe how the efficiency of food production can be improved.
  • 2. Advantages Animals not restricted in terms of movement. Less stress. Less susceptibility to disease. Consumers report better tasting meat. Lower running costs. High productivity. More profitable. Less labour-intensive. Climate not an issue. Disadvantages More labour-intensive. Expense of feeding. Animals more susceptible to climatic factors. Reputation amongst public/environmental bodies. Animals susceptible to rapid spread of disease. Costs of maintaining conditions inside buildings. Free range Factory farming