Farm Animals

September 5, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

Bullfighting cruel

What Is Bullfighting? Bullfighting is a cruel and dangerous sport in which bulls are tortured and killed for entertainment. The bullfighter, or matador, enters the ring armed with a sword and a cape. He taunts the bull, provoking it to charge. The bullfighter then uses his sword to stab the wild animal in the back, […]

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September 5, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

WHO Report on Meats

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) found that eating processed meat can increase cancer risk. The report classified processed meats as Group 1 carcinogens. This means that there is “sufficient evidence in humans” that processed meats cause cancer. “For an individual, the risk of developing colorectal cancer, because they consumed processed meat, […]

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August 31, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

Animal Agriculture

Animal agriculture is the practice of breeding and raising animals for food, fiber, or other products. It includes traditional husbandry practices, such as dairy farming, poultry farming, factory farming, and livestock farming. It is a major food source for humans but has significant environmental impacts. Animal husbandry refers to all aspects of the care and […]

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August 16, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

Peacocks

Peacocks are one of the most beautiful birds in the world. They are also one of the most popular birds kept as pets. Although they are not native to North America, they have been introduced to many parts of the world and have become very popular birds. Peacocks are very social birds and love to […]

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August 12, 2022 Farm Animals 

Farm Animals

The animals that live on a farm and are raised by humans in a specific environment are farm animals, such as cows, pigs, goats, chickens, and horses. They provide us with food, fiber, and even entertainment. Farm animals are different from wild animals because humans have domesticated them. Farm animals play a vital role in […]

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July 18, 2022 Advocate Birds Farm Animals 

Geese

Geese are waterfowl of the Anatidae family. This group comprises the genera Anser (the grey geese), Branta (the black geese), and Chen (the white geese). Several other birds, mostly related to the shelducks, have “goose” as part of their name but are much more distantly related to the true geese. Geese are large birds, most […]

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July 18, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

Water Buffaloes

ADOPT A WATER BUFFALO Most of us know water buffalo as the large, lumbering animals we see at zoos. But many people don’t know that water buffalo are used for more than just viewing pleasure. They’re also used in agriculture, particularly in Asia and South America. Water buffalo have been domesticated for thousands of years […]

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July 16, 2022 Farm Animals 

Mule Animal

A mule is a hybrid of a donkey stallion (male) and a female horse. Mules are hybrid vigor, having the best traits of both horse and donkey parents. Mule inherits intelligence, toughness, sure-footedness, endurance, and disposition from the male parent, while the speed, agility, and conformation come from the female parent. Mules can be used […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

What’s Wrong With Carriage Rides?

What could be more romantic than a leisurely carriage ride on a warm summer evening? In the late 1980s, Whitey, a nine-year-old gelding, collapsed while pulling a carriage during a summer heat wave in New York City. A passing nurse gave Whitey an IV saline solution, and sympathetic police officers sprayed him with cool water […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Farm Animals 

Ducks

ADOPT A DUCK Duck is the common name for a number of species in the Anatidae family of birds. Ducks are divided between several subfamilies. Ducks are mostly aquatic birds, mostly smaller than their relatives the swans and geese, and may be found in both fresh water and sea water. Swimming gracefully across a pond […]

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