ofchickens and pigs. joining me now are director and producer christopher quinn and the founder of good chef or foultry ranch. good to have you both. >> tnk you. do you have a problem with eating meat or is it just where that meat comes frim and how the ls are raised? >> well, one of the things i learnedng makthis film is that commodity birds, or birds that come from factory farming are hybridized in such a way that their growth is so accelerated that they ultimately, you know, are ready to go to market in 30 short o days so. so they're bio-engineered from th t time they are born t time they go to market, it's just 30 days? >> yeah. sought issue i have is als that these animals from the waking oment that they're born, they'reffering mightily because they've be hibernized to grow at such an accelerated rate. >> frank, what are are thoughts on that? >> this is the real welfare issue to me. me 90 of all suffering, turkeys, chickens, hogs, whatever, has do with not so much how they're raised, that is important, but it's wha done to these animals to increase productivity. we have increased t
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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