Merits of large-scale hog operations ...

Merits of large-scale hog operations hotly debated

There are 2 comments on the The Gazette story from Oct 19, 2009, titled Merits of large-scale hog operations hotly debated. In it, The Gazette reports that:

Posted on Oct 17, 2009 by orlanlove . A Skyline farrowing facility along 280th St.

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Since: Jul 08

Des Moines, IA

#1 Oct 23, 2009
If this is about Hog Factories, say so. They are unhumane, and the most likely thing to get everyone to quit eating pork.
As a former farmer, I see much of what goes on in these factories as simple animal abuse.
This is not the Iowa I once knew. This hog factory practice stinks, and makes Iowa stink worse.

Since: Jul 08

Des Moines, IA

#2 Oct 23, 2009
For some reason I couldn't get in to comment on the Mental Health Institute's closure.

So, will make a comment here until I figure out why.

Close the faciltiy so there will be more money for the State---University of Iowa football staff. Head coach is wanting a bonus for getting into a bowl game. Come on, lets help these people.

Iowa must keep on cutting salaries and laying off State employees, especially those in the helping professions, law enforcement etc.

FOOTBALL AND SPORTS: YES HELPING PEOPLE: NO!

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