We can become ethical carnivores

We meat-eaters have become divorced from the reality of where our food comes from. That’s bad for animals, and for us

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Elaine Byrne

23rd December, 2018

We killed our turkeys on Wednesday. Today, they are hanging in our shed by the feet waiting to be cleaned out. We will eat the biggest one on Christmas Day. The others will go into a large freezer to be eaten throughout the year.

I reared them in my garden since October with the leftover cabbage plants from the summer and sacks of grain and turkey grower. Turkeys are not graceful birds and instead resemble...

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