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Chicken takes a lb of grain to produce a lb of meat; pork two lb; beef four lb.

This makes no sense, particularly the 1 to 1 relationship for chickens. From what I see, it's 5 to 1 for chickens, 6 to 1 for pork, and 15 to 1 for beef.
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/environment/2009-...
Then consider how much of the weight of the animal becomes waste, and it's even worse.

Elan
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