What is another word for factory farm?

Pronunciation: [fˈaktəɹˌi fˈɑːm] (IPA)

A factory farm is an industrial-scale agricultural operation that aims to produce large quantities of meat, eggs, and dairy products. While factory farming is often criticized for its environmental impact, animal welfare concerns, and health risks, there are several other terms that are often used to describe this method of farming. Some of the synonyms for a factory farm include commercial farming, intensive farming, industrial livestock production, feedlot farming, and agribusiness. These terms all refer to the same concept of large-scale production of animal products, often with minimal regard for the health and welfare of the animals or the impact on the environment.

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What are the hypernyms for Factory farm?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    industrial agriculture, intensive agriculture, intensive farming, agricultural facility.

Famous quotes with Factory farm

  • The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional.
    James Cromwell
  • Standing outside a factory farm, the first question that comes to mind is not a moral but a practical one: Where is everybody? Where are the owners, the farmers, the livestock managers, the extra hands, anybody? I have been driving around the North Carolina countryside on a Thursday afternoon in January 2001, pulling in at random to six hog farms, and have yet to find a single farmer or any other living soul. … There are so many factory farms around here that they are easy to miss. I doubt that the average visitor just passing through even knows what they are …
    Matthew Scully

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