Bernard Lavergne with one of his geese just after force-feeding, Courbiac de Tournon, France, Monday, November 22, 2010.<br />
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"People have a bad idea of the force-feeding concept. A force-fed animal doesn't suffer. You need to understand that if animals suffered, they wouldn't get fat. They would die. They simply wouldn't absorb the food." <br />
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Bernard explains that force feeding is based on natural processes in migratory geese. Such birds have a great capacity for weight gain, particularly of the liver, in preparation for long migratory crossings.
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Bernard Lavergne with one of his geese just after force-feeding, Courbiac de Tournon, France, Monday, November 22, 2010.

"People have a bad idea of the force-feeding concept. A force-fed animal doesn't suffer. You need to understand that if animals suffered, they wouldn't get fat. They would die. They simply wouldn't absorb the food."

Bernard explains that force feeding is based on natural processes in migratory geese. Such birds have a great capacity...
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