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A categorisation of some topics

A categorisation of topics


(This is a linear layout to give a starting idea of the topics to be explored and talked about)







  • Raising livestock

    • Cattle

      • --Habitat

      • --Feed

        • ---using concentrate feed

        • ---feeding cattle pasture

        • ---silage

        • ---hay

        • ---grazing phases

      • --Health and Well-being

        • ---Using antibiotics

        • ---avoiding disease

        • ---Treating disease

        • ---Field rotation

        • ---Dosing livestock with hormones

      • --Transporting live

      • --Breeds and Breeding cattle

      • --Social group management

      • --Weaning

      • --body modification

    • Chickens

      • --habitat

        • ---aerial perched housing

        • ---Free range labels?

        • ---Coup stocking rate

        • ---Pop holes

        • ---range quality

        • ---grit

      • --body modification

        • ---beak tipping

      • --feed

    • Pigs

      • -feed

      • -Habitat

        • --Pig freedom

        • --manipulable material

        • --pig flooring

        • --Farrowing

        • --easy access stalls

        • --gestation crate / sow stall

      • -Pig social group management

      • -Body modifications

        • --castration / boar taint

        • --nose ringing

        • --teeth reduction

        • --tail docking

      • -ventilation

      • -Breeds and Breeding Pigs

    • Sheep

      • -breed

        • --Minimal involvement farming, sheep

      • --Sheep feed

    • General livestock

      • -collection of fallen stock



  • Slaughter

    • -Age of cattle at slaughter

    • -Abattoir management

      • --training workers

      • --maintenance

      • --abattoir design

        • ---coral design curve races

    • -slaughter method

    • --stunning
    • --Sharp knife



  • Post slaughter

    • -Ageing

      • --Achillies tendon hanging

      • --ageing beef

        • ---wet ageing beef

        • ---dry ageing beef

      • --Post slaughter electrical stimulation for tenderising.

    • -Cooling chicken post slaughter

    • -Cutting beef

      • --recovering scraps

    • -processing

      • --Smoking

      • --air drying

      • --LFTB pink slime



  • Shopping

    • -choosing pork by its look

    • -conformation



  • Choosing who to buy from and support

    • -carbon foot print

    • -working environment

    • -sustainability 

    • --Waste
      --Food waste 





  • Preserving

    • -Food irradiation

    • -air tight bag