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What does CAFO stand for?

CAFO stands for Confined Animal Feeding Operation

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A farmer with a small herd has more interactions with each individual animal, than a confined animal feeding operation worker," Volheim explains.
The bishops of Ohio last year published a statement in support of industrialized animal production in that state -- specifically in support of Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) -- and recommended that Ohioans vote yes in last November's state election for Referendum Issue 2, which created the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board animal welfare committee.