The Energy Needed for Meat and Animal Products

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The Energy Needed for Meat and Animal Products

  1. 1. The Insecurity of Energy Needed for Meat Consumption
  2. 2. What is Energy Needed For? Feed Housing Slaughter
  3. 3. Feed Transportation of seeds, pesticides, and herbicides to the farm
  4. 4. Energy for use of planting, irrigation, maintenance, harvesting, and processing farm equipment
  5. 5. Fuel for transportation to farms for animal consumption
  6. 6. Housing of Animals Energy for processing, transportation, andEnergy for processing, transportation, and assembly of building materials for housingassembly of building materials for housing
  7. 7. Energy used for constant lighting and heating of large buildings used for housing
  8. 8. Fuel needed for transportation of drugs, antibiotics, and animals to housing facilities
  9. 9. Slaughter of Animals Energy to power the slaughter equipment, and conveyor belt to carry animals through the slaughter process
  10. 10. Energy needed for cooling, storing, processing, and packaging of meat
  11. 11. Fuel for transportation of animals to, and meat from the slaughterhouse
  12. 12. Meat = Huge Energy Requirements
  13. 13. Energy sources are insecure, and harsh to the environment. A vegetarian life style helps enormously reduce energy consumption and helps create secure food sources

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