Nov. 13, 2012
China's Meat Farms
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Photo: Cassandra Herrman
To meet demand, China is increasingly embracing industrialized farming. Most pigs still are raised by small-scale backyard farmers, but operations with more than 3,000 animals each now account for about 20 percent of the nation's herd.
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