“About 2,000 pounds of grains must be supplied to livestock in order to produce enough meat and other livestock products to support a person for a year, whereas 400 pounds of grain eaten directly will support a person for a year. Thus, a given quantity of grain eaten directly will feed 5 times as many people as it will if it is eaten indirectly by humans in the form of livestock products.”
M.E. Ensminger, PH.D.
* This is one of the reasons I’ve always thought these programs where they send farm animals to desperate parts of Africa is crazy. If the persons in need just ate all the foods they were feeding the livestock daily, they would get so much more food then they ever will from the livestock. Go veg!
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