-called herltage breeds of chickenand pigs. joining me now are director and producer christopher quinn and the founder of good chef or foultry ranch. good to have youboth. >> thank you. >> do you have a problem with weating meat or is it jure that meat comes from and how the animals are raised? >> well, one of the things i learned making this fi is that commodity birds, or birds that come from factory farming are hybridized in such a way that their growth is so acceleted that they ultimately, you know, are ready to go to marketshn 30 t days or so. so they're o-engineered from the time they are born to the time they go to market, it's just 30 days? >> yeah. sought issue i have is also tt these animals from the waking moment that they're born, they're suffering mightily because they've been hibernized to grow at such an accelerated rate.fr >> k, what are are your thoughts on that? >> this is the real welfare iss to me to me 90% of all suffering, turkeys, chickens, hs, whatever, has to do with not so much how they're raised, that is important, but it's what we have done tohe animals to increa
filmmaker christopher quinn. nice to have you both here. ank you very much. >> thank you. >>> eating animals ons in bay area theaters this weekend. and that will do it for us. as always, you can findmore of our coverage at kqed.org/newsroom. i'm thuy vu. thank you for joining us. ♪ captioning sponsored by wnet >> sreenivasan: on this edition for sunday, june 24: thstrump administration iss a plan to reunite separated migranfamilies. violence and protests in nicaragua amid claims of human rights violations. and in our sigture segment, tony hawk at 50... still skating. next on "pbs newshour weekend." >> "pbs newshour weekend" is made possible by: bernard and irene schwartz. the cheryl and philip milstein mily. sue and edgar wachenheim iii. dr. p. roy vagelos and diana t. vagelos. the j.p.b. foundation. the anderson family fund.
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