Prohibitive livestock husbandry costs
Other Names: Costly animal feeds
Costly cattle investment
Exorbitant costs of chicken raising
Claim: A particular problem, not only in developed countries, is the rising demand for meat, fish, poultry and dairy products, which encourages farmers to raise livestock. Growing fodder and feed crops for animals can displace subsistence food crops and is a less efficient use of land.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 15.01.2000 – 00:00 CET