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#31 Old 04-18-2006, 10:09 PM
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In 3052.1 days, you have saved:

1.1484 cows

252.08 chickens

2.8009 pigs

8.4029 turkeys

0.6722 ducks

476.16 fish



Total: 741.28 animals

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Bummer, I've hardly saved any cows. I like cows.
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#32 Old 04-18-2006, 10:48 PM
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In 2556.2 days, you have saved:

0.9617 cows

211.12 chickens

2.3458 pigs

7.0374 turkeys

0.5629 ducks

398.79 fish



Total: 620.82 animals



They must have just added the fish category... someone must have told them about how the magical fish tree was all a big hoax.
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#33 Old 04-18-2006, 10:52 PM
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They must have just added the fish category... someone must have told them about how the magical fish tree was all a big hoax.

We just had ours cut down because it was hitting the powerlines. But that's ok because it stank something fierce. I'm thinking of growing a chicken tree or a hotdog tree in it's place. Does anyone know where I can get seeds?



Actually, I just found the numbers and added them about an hour ago.

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#34 Old 04-18-2006, 11:08 PM
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what a neat link...thanks



In 356.21 days, you have saved:

0.1340 cows

29.421 chickens

0.3269 pigs

0.9807 turkeys

0.0784 ducks

55.573 fish



Total: 86.514 animals
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#35 Old 04-18-2006, 11:58 PM
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We just had ours cut down because it was hitting the powerlines. But that's ok because it stank something fierce. I'm thinking of growing a chicken tree or a hotdog tree in it's place. Does anyone know where I can get seeds?



Actually, I just found the numbers and added them about an hour ago.

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Interesting... my family must've found one somewhere nearby (althought I've never seen it) since they had a bunch of fish-fruit prepared for Friday's dinner... you know, the day Christians are supposed to abstain from all meat... thank goodness they were able to find some tree-grown fish for that! I am so proud of them, they all survived ONE day without eating meat!



Wait a minute... no they didn't.
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#36 Old 04-19-2006, 12:07 AM
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It is pretty neat to see the numbers broke down like that.



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In 1 year, you've saved:

0.1374 cows

30.167 chickens

0.3351 pigs

1.0055 turkeys

0.0804 ducks

56.983 fish

Total: 88.709 animals

Based on the numbers you wrote, it's about 88 animals per year, with 57 of them being fish and 30 being chickens. If we focus on getting people to only stop eating fish and chicken, that leaves only 1.5 animal deaths per year! Wow.
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#37 Old 04-19-2006, 02:13 AM
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It is pretty neat to see the numbers broke down like that.



Based on the numbers you wrote, it's about 88 animals per year, with 57 of them being fish and 30 being chickens. If we focus on getting people to only stop eating fish and chicken, that leaves only 1.5 animal deaths per year! Wow.

These are the PeTA estimates for the US per year:

17 billion fish

9 billion chickens

300 million turkeys

100 million pigs

41 million cows

24 million ducks



The majority are fish and chickens. But you have to figure, a 1200 lb cow can produce around 400-600 lbs of meat while a chicken weighs 2.5-7 pounds, depending on the type. If you want to go by sheer numbers, then yes, getting people to eat less fish and chicken would drastically reduce the number of animal deaths. But the environmental effects would, presumably, be less affected. But we're pretty much screwd with the environment anyways

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#38 Old 04-19-2006, 05:24 AM
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I think we have 'saved' these animals. All of the above are domesticated farmed animals. By not eating meat, we have technically prevented the birth of the above animals and also their subsequent premature death to feed us. Since I don't eat chicken, 99 chickens haven't been hatched to feed me.



Is preventing the unnatural death of something by stopping it from being born in the first place 'saving' it?



You can't save it if it doesn't exist.
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#39 Old 04-19-2006, 08:42 AM
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In 3945.6 days, you have saved:

1.4845 cows

325.88 chickens

3.6208 pigs

10.862 turkeys

0.8690 ducks

615.55 fish



Total: 958.26 animals





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#40 Old 04-19-2006, 03:33 PM
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I agree with bigdufstuff. I don't believe I'm saving animals from slaughter. The fact that we don't eat meat isn't having any measurable impact on the number of animals being killed. Nobody's saying, "Well, we have 68 new vegetarians this week, so that means we have to kill x fewer chickens." They're going to get killed anyway, whether we eat them or not. I think it's interesting to see the numbers, though. The way I see it, I don't want to have anything to do with the needless suffering and death of animals. I can't prevent it, can't do anything about it, I just don't want to be involved.



In 3652.8 days, you have saved:



1.3744 cows

301.70 chickens

3.3522 pigs

10.056 turkeys

0.8045 ducks

569.88 fish
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#41 Old 04-19-2006, 03:35 PM
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How does that supply and demand thing work again?
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#42 Old 04-19-2006, 04:00 PM
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In 612.92 days, you have saved:

0.2306 cows

50.623 chickens

0.5624 pigs

1.6874 turkeys

0.1349 ducks

95.621 fish



Total: 148.86 animals

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#43 Old 04-19-2006, 04:37 PM
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that was a pretty neat trick!



In 4112.9 days, you have saved:

1.5475 cows

339.70 chickens

3.7744 pigs

11.323 turkeys

0.9058 ducks

641.65 fish



Total: 998.90 animals
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#44 Old 04-19-2006, 05:10 PM
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I agree with bigdufstuff. I don't believe I'm saving animals from slaughter. The fact that we don't eat meat isn't having any measurable impact on the number of animals being killed. Nobody's saying, "Well, we have 68 new vegetarians this week, so that means we have to kill x fewer chickens." They're going to get killed anyway, whether we eat them or not. I think it's interesting to see the numbers, though. The way I see it, I don't want to have anything to do with the needless suffering and death of animals. I can't prevent it, can't do anything about it, I just don't want to be involved.

Umm, you do realize that they breed the animals to meet demand? So, the more people buying them, the more that are bred to be killed. You're saving more animals from being bred by not eating meat.
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#45 Old 04-19-2006, 05:19 PM
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I don't have a day I went veg*n and I was semi-vegetarian for many years, so I can't play.
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#46 Old 04-19-2006, 05:22 PM
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I agree with bigdufstuff. I don't believe I'm saving animals from slaughter. The fact that we don't eat meat isn't having any measurable impact on the number of animals being killed. Nobody's saying, "Well, we have 68 new vegetarians this week, so that means we have to kill x fewer chickens." They're going to get killed anyway, whether we eat them or not. I think it's interesting to see the numbers, though. The way I see it, I don't want to have anything to do with the needless suffering and death of animals. I can't prevent it, can't do anything about it, I just don't want to be involved.





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#47 Old 04-19-2006, 09:12 PM
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In 216.13 days, you have saved:

0.0813 cows

17.851 chickens

0.1983 pigs

0.5950 turkeys

0.0476 ducks

33.719 fish



Total: 52.493 animals

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#48 Old 04-19-2006, 10:47 PM
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Yay - that was fun. I've saved nearly a whole cow. I love cows
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#49 Old 02-13-2007, 08:23 AM
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In 386.68 days, you have saved:

0.1454 cows

31.937 chickens

0.3548 pigs

1.0645 turkeys

0.0851 ducks

60.326 fish



Total: 93.913 animals

Thank you



That brought a smile to my face.
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#50 Old 02-13-2007, 09:15 AM
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In 183.71 days, you have saved:

0.0691 cows

15.173 chickens

0.1685 pigs

0.5057 turkeys

0.0404 ducks

28.660 fish



Total: 44.618 animals





Today is my six month anniv. as a veg*n and also my birthday. Good present!
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#51 Old 02-13-2007, 09:33 AM
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In 408.73 days, you have saved:

0.1537 cows

33.758 chickens

0.3750 pigs

1.1252 turkeys

0.0900 ducks

63.765 fish
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#52 Old 02-13-2007, 10:18 AM
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In 609.76 days, you have saved:

0.2294 cows

50.362 chickens

0.5595 pigs

1.6787 turkeys

0.1342 ducks

95.128 fish



Total: 148.09 animals



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#53 Old 02-13-2007, 10:34 AM
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not so much saving, but preventing a life from torture and suffering and cruel death.



re: not making a difference.

You take how many animals are killed in the US, and divide that by the number of people that eat them.

When one person stops eating meat, either you readjust the numbers so that fewer people are eating more - or the production reduces.



As far as I know, people aren't increasing meat intakes for every new vegetarian, so yeah, our diets do impact the culling of life. Plus, we cannot convert a nation at once, we have to do it one person at a time. Eventually there will be enough of us that the closing down of slaughterhouses will be on the horizon.
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#54 Old 02-13-2007, 10:39 AM
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There should be a calculator that shows how many male chicks one is responsible for by consuming eggs.



Unfortunately, by my calculations of those killed divided by average egg consumption and divided by number of vegetarians, it ended up being like a little over one male per year (because of how much they force the hens to produce). But still, it adds up to 9 million or so male chicks, by vegetarians alone.



And before Mr. Sun chimes in about tilling - yes I would like to see how many tilling deaths i am responsible for by buying large-scale produce. Just to know.
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#55 Old 02-13-2007, 10:43 AM
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btw, awesome script ~wonder. very cool.
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#56 Old 02-13-2007, 10:44 AM
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In 3064.7 days, you have saved:

1.1531 cows

253.12 chickens

2.8125 pigs

8.4376 turkeys

0.6750 ducks

478.13 fish



Total: 744.34 animals



wow. its cool to see it all listed like that. Thanks ~W, awesome script. very cool.

It has all been worth it for sure. Even if just for that single cow.
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#57 Old 02-13-2007, 10:52 AM
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ooooo wonder!



Make one that tells how many animals a person has contributed to the deaths of, by how many years they have ate meat by their birthday or something.

I suppose you could 1/2 the first 10 years or... something.

At any rate it would be something I want to show people



"Yeah, Amy, so I put in your info, and it looks like you have killed 400 chickens all by yourselfs. grats."
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#58 Old 02-13-2007, 11:28 AM
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ooooo wonder!



Make one that tells how many animals a person has contributed to the deaths of, by how many years they have ate meat by their birthday or something.

I suppose you could 1/2 the first 10 years or... something.

At any rate it would be something I want to show people



"Yeah, Amy, so I put in your info, and it looks like you have killed 400 chickens all by yourselfs. grats."

http://wonder.sitehacks.com/animalseaten.php

Although the way the formula works, you don't do 1/2 for the first ten years. I use average consumption per person, so even though babies eat less, it's balanced out by the adults who eat more. Of course this is all one big estimate. Oh, and if your friend Amy is your age, she's eaten way more than 400 chickens.

Enjoy, I guess, although it's not all that happy a script.
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#59 Old 02-13-2007, 11:41 AM
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In 1504.7 days, you have saved:

0.5661 cows

124.28 chickens

1.3809 pigs

4.1428 turkeys

0.3314 ducks

234.76 fish



Total: 365.46 animals



I've also rescued a couple of kittens off the street.

...Not that I'm one to brag...
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#60 Old 02-13-2007, 11:47 AM
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In 3894.8 days, you have saved:

1.4654 cows

321.68 chickens

3.5742 pigs

10.722 turkeys

0.8578 ducks

607.62 fish



Total: 945.93 animals
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