Topic archives: factory farming

How we are breeding the next swine flu or bird flu

May 5, 2017 4

Australia's factory farming system is a perfect breeding ground for virulent, fatal disease, writes science writer Geoff Russell.

Enough porkies: when will the stalling in WA be over?

April 14, 2011

There's a dirty fight in Western Australia over pigs. And some pollies are telling porkies. Journalist Kayt Davies reports from state parliament on the fight to ban sow stalls.