One of the many reasons I don’t eat meat…

I totally hotlinked that because I’m feeling lazy, blogularly speaking…

Moving on, THIS POST does a good job explaining what this image really means to you and me and the world we live in.

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10 Comments on “One of the many reasons I don’t eat meat…”

  1. That’s interesting, but you can’t ignore the fact that cattleman also serve as stewards of the land.
    Cattlemen depend on healthy, natural resources for their livelihood and place high value on stewardship of the land. Good environmental practices not only conserve and improve natural resources, but also enhance the productivity of the land.
    Many beef producers practice natural resource management activities including soil tests, brush and weed control programs, grazing management plans, minimum or conservation tillage systems and range quality and grass utilization monitoring. The government cooperates with the beef industry to provide incentives for leaders in environmental conservation, but it also closely regulates large operations through the Clean Water Act.
    Just wanted to throw another point of view out there.

    • tianadargent says:

      I don’t doubt that cattle farmers show great respect for the land and that they maintain as well as possible to be able to have a sustainable farm.
      I’m just saying that it takes more resources to raise 100 cows than 100 chickens, or 100 tomato plants.

    • tianadargent says:

      I don’t doubt that cattle farmers show great respect for the land and that they maintain as well as possible to be able to have a sustainable farm.
      I’m just saying that it takes more resources to raise 100 cows than 100 chickens, or 100 tomato plants.

  2. That’s interesting, but you can’t ignore the fact that cattleman also serve as stewards of the land.
    Cattlemen depend on healthy, natural resources for their livelihood and place high value on stewardship of the land. Good environmental practices not only conserve and improve natural resources, but also enhance the productivity of the land.
    Many beef producers practice natural resource management activities including soil tests, brush and weed control programs, grazing management plans, minimum or conservation tillage systems and range quality and grass utilization monitoring. The government cooperates with the beef industry to provide incentives for leaders in environmental conservation, but it also closely regulates large operations through the Clean Water Act.
    Just wanted to throw another point of view out there.

  3. rachaeldoss says:

    How can chicken, fish and eggs be less than dairy? Is it because of the cow farts? Looks like you’re doing the environment a favor by only eating chicken, fish, and eggs. Tough luck there, chickens. What do you think the “other” is?
    Also, this just makes me wonder, what would happen if people stopped eating meat? Would there be a time period where cows could possibly take over the lands? I mean, other than people, do cows have natural enemies anymore? I guess coyotes and mountain lions could take them out…
    We have roosters that live on our street. They chase dogs and cats for sport. They make me incredibly happy every time I see them. 🙂

    • tianadargent says:

      Well cows aren’t naturally in such high concentrations and I doubt farmers would just set them free. As it stands now, they are bred to such a volume that would not be maintained past the current generation.
      Chicken fish and eggs are less than dairy because dairy comes from a cow, which is way more huger and requires more resources than chicken or fish in addition to the resources used to go from raw milk to final product.
      Other is Mars Bars?

      • Anonymous says:

        With the current global food crisis looking like it’s only going to get worse we will soon have no choice but to drastically reduce our consumption of meat. It has become an unsustainable resource. We can’t keep using up 80% of agricultural land & 50 % of our potable water to feed less than 10% of the world’s population while the rest die of starvation.

      • Anonymous says:

        With the current global food crisis looking like it’s only going to get worse we will soon have no choice but to drastically reduce our consumption of meat. It has become an unsustainable resource. We can’t keep using up 80% of agricultural land & 50 % of our potable water to feed less than 10% of the world’s population while the rest die of starvation.

    • tianadargent says:

      Well cows aren’t naturally in such high concentrations and I doubt farmers would just set them free. As it stands now, they are bred to such a volume that would not be maintained past the current generation.
      Chicken fish and eggs are less than dairy because dairy comes from a cow, which is way more huger and requires more resources than chicken or fish in addition to the resources used to go from raw milk to final product.
      Other is Mars Bars?

  4. rachaeldoss says:

    How can chicken, fish and eggs be less than dairy? Is it because of the cow farts? Looks like you’re doing the environment a favor by only eating chicken, fish, and eggs. Tough luck there, chickens. What do you think the “other” is?
    Also, this just makes me wonder, what would happen if people stopped eating meat? Would there be a time period where cows could possibly take over the lands? I mean, other than people, do cows have natural enemies anymore? I guess coyotes and mountain lions could take them out…
    We have roosters that live on our street. They chase dogs and cats for sport. They make me incredibly happy every time I see them. 🙂


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