Factory Farms for Cattle, Hogs, Dairy, and Chickens

I live north of Atlanta, GA. Riding through the countryside on a hot day, I’ll hit a patch of bad air, downwind from some large chicken houses. The stench is unbearable.

Factory farms pollute the surrounding air and water. Hog farms may be the worst polluters.

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States with Most Factory Farms

Cattle: Nebraska 644

Hogs: Iowa 3,876

Dairy: California 1,075

Broilers (chickens): Georgia 959

Layers (chickens): Pennsylvania 75

Source: Food & Water Watch