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Why do people think hunting is cruel yet they continue to eat veal?

Veal comes from a calf that is force fed for 3 to 6 months without being allowed to move, then slaughtered.

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  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Because the majority of the people are uneducated, uninformed hypocrites!

  • 1 decade ago

    I am a meat eater. Never had veal though. Hunting is only cruel when it is done for pure fun and the body is not used. It should be used for food and clothing.

    Personally I couldn't kill the animal myself. I'd rather go to the store. I know it's still a dead animal, but I do need my protein.

    The other day I cooked my first whole chicken. It was a little disturbing because I could clearly see that is was a real live animal at one time.

    The weird thing is I have never enjoyed the taste of meat. I only eat it because I know I would get very sick without it. I have poor eating habbits and lack of education when it comes to what a vegitarian would eat.

  • 1 decade ago

    when people go the the store the meat is all nice and clean and packaged they don't see an animal any more most people don't even know this was a living animal just a few days before I learned where veal came from when i was abut 10 I haven't been able to eat it (or even cook it for someone else ) since

  • Virus
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    I have never heard of force fed calfs. They do that to ducks though...

    People eat meat because they need proteins to live and meat is a good source of proteins.

    But I think the real answer would be: because they don't see how the animal suffered before it ends on their plate

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I feel that hunting is cruel when an animal is unnecessarily killed. If the animal will only be stuffed and mounted or stripped of it's pelt for fur, that is nothing more than vanity. I suppose if it is being eaten then it actually died for a 'purpose'. I'm really on the fence with this one.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I think hunting is cruel because they do it as a sport.Making killing fun.But hunting is also good because it keep wild life from over populating. And too many animals is harmful to man kind. That how man keep track on animals.We study how much it populate and know how much we can kill.Plus we eat the animals.there is a law against inhumane slaughter to animals.But with out animals we can't eat.if we ate nothing but plants we will be skinny and weak and animals will over power us.

    Source(s): Educated Guess
  • 1 decade ago

    I think eating any animal is cruel. I am a vegetarian. Eating veal and lamb is so beyond cruel...its really disturbing!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I've always wondered that! So many people whine and complain when they hear about animals being killed, but I want to say: "Look at what you eat!" Therefore, since I hate meat, I only eat fish to still get my required protein. Geez, can't people get to the point and decide what they want?

  • AndyB
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    I don't think hunting is cruel and neither do I mind that veal is cruel. Yes I do know what the practise entails.

    Neither do I disagree with fur, leather, shooting for sport, bull fighting, using animals as slave labour or animal testing.

  • 1 decade ago

    The same reason ALOT of vegetarians and vegan say eating any animal is cruel because it is a living thing, yet they continue to eat plants (which guess, what, are living things as well).

  • AQHA34
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    B/C some people don't think past buying meat in a store to think about how it gets to the market....some people only allow themselves to be opinionated when it suites them:)

    Source(s): Meat eater and I KNOW where it comes from
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