Word Of The Day: CAFOS

CAFOS is an acronym which stands for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. The term is used to describe feeding facilities that confine animals for 45 days or more in areas with limited vegetation and space. In the name of standardization and economy, animals from cattle to chickens can be contained by the thousands with limited mobility. CAFOS, unfortunately, raise many concerns regarding public health, animal welfare and the environment.

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