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Feedlot Cows Fed 1 Billion Pounds of Chicken Waste Yearly

by on Sep.22, 2009, under Posts>News>Health

“If you eat feedlot meat, chances are you may be eating chicken waste! Cattle in feedlots across the United States are routinely fed waste from the floors of commercial chicken houses. In fact, 1 billion pounds of feces, feathers, spilled feed, straw, dirt and anything else on the floor under the cramped birds are shoveled in front of cattle on feedlots across America each year.”

“Additionally, chickens are fed meat and bone meal from cattle, which in turn increases the risk of infecting cattle with mad cow disease when the cycle revolves and the cattle are fed chicken wastes.”

Read the complete article “Feedlot Cows Fed 1 Billion Pounds of Chicken Waste Yearly” by Andrew Aviza¬†on care2.com.

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