English Studies in Canada
Livestock -- Mortality, Meat animals -- Death -- Causes
The article offers the author's insights concerning agricultural animal death. The author states that animals die in several reasons including disease, old age, and accidents. The author adds that agricultural animals like beef cattle, dairy cows, and domesticated pigs die in merchandised facilities designed for killing animals to be packed and marketed as food for human beings.
Hunt, Alastair (2013). Death by Birth, English Studies in Canada. (39)1: 97-124.