Here a Chick, There a Chick, Everywhere a Chick Chick

  • There are 4 factory-farmed chickens for every single American.
  • The nearly 14 million broiler chickens on factory farms in Nacogdoches County, Texas produce as much untreated manure as the sewage from the Detroit metro area.
  • The more than 3.8 million egg-laying hens on factory farms in Gonzales County, Texas produce as much untreated manure as the sewage from the San Jose, California metro area.
  • The average Texas hog factory farm has 100,000 hogs.
  • There are 48 times more chickens than people in Arkansas.
  • There are 40% more cattle on feedlots (2.5 million) than people (1.8 million) in Nebraska.
How many CAFOs are there in your county?  Check it out here: The Factory Farm Map
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