Every Second Counts For Animals

How many animals are killed for food in the US each year? Adjusting for pre-slaughter farmed animal mortality rates, industrial farming claimed the lives of 8.38 billion land animals in 2018 to support the U.S. food supply: Chickens: 7,958,900,000 Turkeys: 226,580,000 Cattle (incl. calves): 35,810,000 Pigs: 123,680,000 Ducks: 28,620,000 Sheep (incl. lambs): 6,880,000 Aquatic animal deaths are […]

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