The Dirty Secrets Of Animal Agribusiness - Part 3

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The Dirty Secrets Of Animal Agribusiness - Part 3

Welcome to the next quiz in our series honoring World Farm Animals Day. This quiz will test your knowledge of another Dirty Secret of Animal Agribusiness. Chickens and turkeys represent over 95% of all animals raised for food. You might be surprised to learn what they are eating. See how much you know and then learn more at www,animalagribusiness. Com or www. Wfad. Org. Thanks for participating!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Since a chicken's preferred natural diet of insects, worms, and greens will not produce the rapid and extensive growth in chickens raised for food, which of the following are part of the "high-protein" feed they consume on factory farms?
    • A. 

      Poultry litter, swine waste, and cattle manure

    • B. 

      Rendered roadkill and euthanized dogs and cats

    • C. 

      Rendered cattle parts and horses

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Chickens, turkeys, and other animals on factory farms factories are often fed pellets made of plastics.***AFTER submitting your answer, please click on the VIEW ANSWER link to see details regarding this question.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    As a result of using feed containing animal waste and rendered animals, what other contaminants are chickens and turkeys consuming?
    • A. 

      Antibiotics and hormones

    • B. 

      Veterinary medications and euthanasia drugs

    • C. 

      Hair, feathers, and hooves

    • D. 

      Blood, skin, and intestines

    • E. 

      B and C only

    • F. 

      B, C, and D only

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Renamed as ingredients such as bone meal, animal fat, meat & bone meal, animal digest, and meat by-products, the "animal protein products" from rendered dogs, cats and other animals are also in pet food.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    Arsenic is present in chicken feed and is potential environmental threat.AFTER submitting your answer, please click on the VIEW ANSWER link for more details regarding this question.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    A bonus, "For Fun" question....Chickens and turkeys like fruit, such as watermelon, as well as other fresh treats, nuts, and seeds. (the photo kind of gives it away!)photo taken by C. Saadi at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary's2009 Thanksgiving with the Turkeys!
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

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