Many of the organizations today that promote humane treatment of animals got their inspiration from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This organization, founded in 1954, seeks legislation and education about humane treatment of animals.
In earlier days, farm animals were treated well because they had to provide food for the family and products to sell for income. For example, pigs, hogs and cows were slaughtered for their meat and hides. However, there was no [...]