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driver8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-30-08 01:44 PM
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9. I quit eating meat because of Harris Ranch.
It made me sick to drive past there and to see all of those animals just waiting to be slaughtered.

It really bums me out to drive past that place.
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  -Harris Ranch in Coalinga...a disgusting sight. Hell Hath No Fury  Jul-30-08 01:35 PM   #0 
  - that's the reality of it.  maxsolomon   Jul-30-08 01:37 PM   #1 
  - Harris claims to be "natural"...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 01:41 PM   #4 
     - "natural". irrelevant  aspergris   Jul-30-08 01:51 PM   #16 
     - Ain't got no studies to cite, but I can feel beef hormones in me when I eat that meat  SpiralHawk   Jul-30-08 02:41 PM   #41 
        - i gotta say  aspergris   Jul-30-08 02:44 PM   #44 
     - Their claims are thinner than that. Veg feed = corn, not grass which is the natural diet  Gormy Cuss   Jul-30-08 02:26 PM   #35 
  - I just read an article this week saying that more cattlemen are  DebJ   Jul-30-08 01:38 PM   #2 
  - The NE Ag Extension veterinarian I chatted with in NOLA last week told me  kestrel91316   Jul-30-08 01:45 PM   #10 
  - don't we have too many cattle on public lands already?  pitohui   Jul-30-08 02:28 PM   #37 
     - There's plenty of private pasture. You won't hear ME advocating  kestrel91316   Jul-30-08 02:40 PM   #40 
  - It's about time.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 01:46 PM   #13 
  - I became a vegeterian in April.  BonnieJW   Jul-30-08 01:39 PM   #3 
  - I made the mistake of watching...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 01:50 PM   #15 
  - BTW, In-n-Out customers, this is what you're eating.  LeftyMom   Jul-30-08 01:42 PM   #5 
  - Yup. I just read that.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 01:53 PM   #18 
     - Did you go by the cheese plant in Hilmar?  LeftyMom   Jul-30-08 01:58 PM   #22 
        - I passed by a cheese plant...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 02:08 PM   #28 
  - My landlord owns a few head of cattle.  Sentinel Chicken   Jul-30-08 01:42 PM   #6 
  - That sounds ridiculous, since I recall hearing the FDA actually  DebJ   Jul-30-08 01:51 PM   #17 
  - That sounds like a lot of unneccesary bullshit...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 01:56 PM   #20 
  - That is not true if you are processing it for your own use, (not for public sale.)  fl410   Jul-30-08 01:58 PM   #23 
  - Imagine the stress hormones in the meat  Juniperx   Jul-30-08 01:44 PM   #7 
  - That is exactly what I thought about.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 02:04 PM   #25 
  - It's a good start!  Juniperx   Jul-30-08 02:28 PM   #36 
  - Kosher slaughter is often even worse. Google agriprocessors.  LeftyMom   Jul-30-08 02:21 PM   #34 
     - That's not the story in the local Glatt markets in Los Angeles...  Juniperx   Jul-30-08 02:33 PM   #38 
        - Well sure, they have a product to sell.  LeftyMom   Jul-30-08 02:43 PM   #42 
           - Ugh... no thanks.  Juniperx   Jul-30-08 03:10 PM   #49 
  - I used to drive by 2 or 3 times a year,  LWolf   Jul-30-08 01:44 PM   #8 
  - Yes, the amount of manure...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 02:12 PM   #29 
     - I live in a semi-rural area now,  LWolf   Jul-30-08 03:02 PM   #45 
  - I quit eating meat because of Harris Ranch.  driver8   Jul-30-08 01:44 PM   #9 
  - Yes, I need to find some sort of feedlot free..  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 02:15 PM   #30 
     - Hwy 1 is safe...it just takes forever!!  driver8   Jul-30-08 02:21 PM   #33 
  - Check out the feedlot on Highway 54 in the Texas panhandle...  KansDem   Jul-30-08 01:45 PM   #11 
  - I read that the Harris Ranch lot...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 02:18 PM   #32 
  - the hamburger plant. You can smell that place 10 miles before you get there.  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-30-08 01:46 PM   #12 
  - Where does the water for all these cattle come from?  hedgehog   Jul-30-08 01:49 PM   #14 
  - I have no idea, honestly.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 03:26 PM   #55 
  - As it is with all of the "meat" industries.  flvegan   Jul-30-08 01:55 PM   #19 
  - Few people who know the reality of "finishing" beef  Warpy   Jul-30-08 01:57 PM   #21 
  - I didn't know what that meant.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 03:08 PM   #48 
  - Yeah, good old Highway 5  PlanetBev   Jul-30-08 02:03 PM   #24 
  - It was freakin' like that EVERYWHERE...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 03:11 PM   #51 
  - Don't ever drive through CO, NE, or IA  temperancedissent   Jul-30-08 02:04 PM   #26 
  - OK, that's just nasty!  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 03:15 PM   #52 
  - Coalingus is disgusting  izquierdista   Jul-30-08 02:07 PM   #27 
  - K and R  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-30-08 02:15 PM   #31 
  - I drive by there too often -- have actually vomited from the smell twice.  BushDespiser12   Jul-30-08 02:36 PM   #39 
  - We spent the night in Visalia before...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 03:20 PM   #53 
     - Much more scenic, and only marginally longer drive time  BushDespiser12   Jul-30-08 03:22 PM   #54 
  - Where are the cow cops when ya need um? Its Bovine Abuse #3  opihimoimoi   Jul-30-08 02:43 PM   #43 
  - No, even better...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-30-08 03:03 PM   #46 
     - Yeah...an no air conditioning either...plus some flogging too  opihimoimoi   Jul-30-08 03:32 PM   #56 
  - and a disgusting smell!  shanti   Jul-30-08 03:05 PM   #47 
     - and it doesn't matter what time of year...it always stinks to high heaven driving by there.  ourbluenation   Jul-30-08 03:11 PM   #50 
 

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