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Factory Farm

  • By: Jennifer Ellen Coffman
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Depending on the economies of scale, the term factory farm refers to industrialized livestock rearing in which animals are confined at high densities and brought to production or slaughter as rapidly as possible. Also called intensive, industrialized, ...

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