Spread of ‘free-range’ farming may raise risk of animal-borne pandemics – study | Farming

The industrial farming of animals such as pigs, poultry and cattle to provide meat for hundreds of millions of people may reduce the risk of pandemics and the emergence of dangerous diseases including Sars, BSE, bird flu and Covid-19 compared with less-intensive farming , a major study by vets and ecologists has found. Despite reports … Read more