Animal Products Used For Animals

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There are various animal products used for animals. Products used for animals are silk, cashmere, and other animal products. Silk is the fiber that silkworms interlace to make cocoons. A silkworm is a trained insect, in nature, that goes through metamorphosis. Silk is derived from the cocoons of larvae. Approximately 3,000 silkworms die to make every pound of silk. The second animal product is cashmere which comes from goats underbellies. The goat that has cashmere fur is commonly kept on farms where they are dehorned and castrated and have their ears notched without anesthesia. While on the farm young goats are killed 50 to 80 percent of the time for not having the coat that meet standards. ("Silk, Cashmere, Shearling, and Other Animal Products Used for Clothing."PETA. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Jan. 2015.) There are lots of ways people use animals for entertainment. For example people use animals as entertainment by dogfighting, cockfighting, and also captivity. Dog fighting is a type of blood sport, usually well-defined as conflicting two game dogs against one another in a pit or ring for the entertainment of watchers, or the fighters also called dog men. Dog fights are often in rural areas held in barns or outdoor pits, in urban areas, fights can take place in garage, basements, back alleys and more. Dog fights mainly last until one dog is declared winner which occurs when one dog fails to scratch, one dog dies or one dog jumps out the pit. The loser if not killed in the fight,
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