Animals feel pain. You wouldn't say "we're going to take Granny and throw her over in a corner of the nursing home. Now, of course, keep her alive." It's really important to prevent suffering and animals are definitely capable of feeling pain and fear. There's absolutely no question about that. That's very well documented in the scientific literature.
Let's pause here, Temple. When we return, we'll talk about how you got interested in humane treatment of livestock in the first place and what you've found in the field.
Originally posted at FutureHealth.org