China's 26-storey pig skyscraper ready to produce 1 million pigs a year
The world's biggest single-building pig farm has opened in Hubei province, but critics say it will increase the risk of larger animal disease outbreaksOn the southern outskirts of Ezhou, a city in central China's Hubei province, a giant apartment-style building overlooks the main road. But it is not for office workers or families. At 26 storeys it is by far the biggest single-building pig farm in the world, with a capacity to slaughter 1.2 million pigs a year.This is China's answer to its insatiable demand for pork, the most popular animal protein in the country. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/nov/25/chinas-26-storey-pig-skyscraper-ready-to-produce-1-million-pigs-a-year
Zdroj: The Guardian
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