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So you telling me we out here drinking cow shit   and  TegridyFarms 9. Factory farms contribute to air pollution by Copy Look Up Share Search 10. US Department of Agriculture estimates that confined farm animals generate more than 450 million tonnes of manure annually, 3 times more raw waste than generated by Americans. 11. The waste lagoons on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations CAFOs not only pollute our groundwater, but deplete it as well. Many of the farms use the groundwater for cleaning, cooling, and drinking meme
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Populations of amphibians, including frogs and toads, have been plagued by disease and high rates of deformity. A recent study investigated whether problems among the populations have arisen due to poisons from chemicals associated with agriculture. Biologists from the University of Florida collected local adult cane toads Bufo marinus from more than 20 different locations. Toads were collected from areas close to agriculture both large scale and small scale farms as well as from suburbs. At collection sites where 50 97% of the adjacent land was farmed, males showed high levels of feminization. Feminized male toads were similar in color to females and had lower levels of testosterone and often also deformed gonads. These changes can lead to sterile males or changes in behavior that prevent
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