Livestock Super Farms - POST Note

Published 15 March 2012 | POST notes POST PN 404

Authors: Peter Border

Topic: Agriculture, Common Agricultural Policy, Countryside, Environmental protection, Food, Planning, Pollution

UK dairy and pig farmers have recently put forward plans to establish very large livestock facilities or super farms. Such proposals have proven to be controversial. This POSTnote examines the current issues surrounding intensification of livestock production in the UK.

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