Think About It...

Friday, July 23, 2010


About 2,000 pounds of grains must be supplied to livestock in order to produce enough meat and other livestock products to support a person for a year, whereas 400 pounds of grain eaten directly will support a person for a year. Thus, a given quantity of grain eaten directly will feed 5 times as many people as it will if it is eaten indirectly by humans in the form of livestock products....
-- M.E. Ensminger, PH.D.

1 comments:

NewGilmoreGirl said...

Love it! It's always nice to have another statistic in pocket. Thanks.

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