A provocative examination of the mass-production method of raising animals, studies the effects of overcrowding, poor nutrition, drugs, artificial insemination, and lack of exercise on animals bred for consumption.
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What Its Like to Be a Biomachine 1
Even Biomachines Get Sick and Die
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