Animal Welfare by xiaopangnv

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									Introduction: Welcome to the Animal Welfare Spreadsheet. Here, you will be able to estimate the change in welfare of farm
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Input your donation amount here:                                           $                 100
                                                                           £                   0
                                                                           €                   0

                                               $-equivalent:                      100          100         100


Total reduction of animals in factory farms:
                                                               Cows:              0.3        9.82       55.06
                                                               Pigs:             1.26        42.3        261
                                                               Chickens:        21.15     1239.37     7817.93
                                                               Turkeys:          0.95       45.71       375.2
                                                               Fish:              0.8       56.38       328.6
                                                               Total:           24.46     1393.58     8837.79

Total Reduction of factory farmed years:                                         6.36      365.46      2554.4

Total change in welfare, in human-QALY-equivalent:                                  0       6.23      4855.31
                                 $/human-QALY-equivalent:                           0       16.05        0.02

For comparison: total change in welfare,
in human-QALY-euivalent, if this donation
were made to the most effective human welfare charity:                            2.5            4         10

1. Current most effective human welfare charity $/QALY:                            40           25         10

2. Animal-to-human conversion factor
How many animals suffering are equivalent                      Cow:               500          10            1
to 1 human suffering?                                          Pig:               100           8            1
Note: the higher number goes in the low bound                  Chicken:          5000          50            1
and the lower number goes in the high bound.                   Turkey:           5000          50            1
                                                               Fish:           100000         100            1

3. Lifetime average (dis)value of 1 farm animal life
There are 3 possible scoring                 Cow - beef:                            4           -1         -5
systems under which you may                  Cow - dairy:                           2           -3        -10
consider assigning (dis)value:               Pig:                                   0           -8        -15
see comments.                                Chicken - broiler:                     0           -5        -10
Note: the higher number goes in the          Chicken - layer:                      -5          -10        -30
low bound and the lower number goes          Turkey:                                0           -5        -10
in the high bound.                           Farmed fish:                           0           -8        -30
4. Average years of life per farm animal:
                                                Cow - beef:               1     1.67      1.83
                                                Cow - dairy:              4         5         6
                                                Pig:                    0.4       0.5       0.6
                                                Chicken - broiler:   0.115     0.123     0.134
                                                Chicken - layer:          1       1.5         2
                                                Turkey:               0.27      0.32      0.37
                                                Farmed fish:              1       1.5         2

5. Elasticity              Demand:                Beef:               -0.7     -0.61      -0.4
                                                  Dairy:              -2.2      -0.8     -0.04
                                                  Pork:               -0.9     -0.75     -0.65
                                                  Chicken:           -1.05     -0.52     -0.17
                                                  Eggs:               -0.3      -0.2     -0.15
                                                  Turkey:            -1.05     -0.52     -0.17
                                                  Fish:               -1.5        -1      -0.8

                           Supply:                Beef:               0.23       0.6      3.24
                                                  Dairy:              0.25      0.65         1
                                                  Pork:               0.65         1       4.2
                                                  Chicken:            0.07      0.22       0.4
                                                  Eggs:                0.5         2         5
                                                  Turkey:             0.21      0.26      0.35
                                                  Fish:               0.27      0.75      1.33

                Cumulative Elasticity factor:     Beef:               0.25       0.5      0.89
                                                  Dairy:               0.1      0.45      0.96
                                                  Pork:               0.42      0.57      0.87
                                                  Chicken:            0.06       0.3       0.7
                                                  Eggs:               0.63      0.91      0.97
                                                  Turkey:             0.17      0.33      0.67
                                                  Fish:               0.15      0.43      0.62

6. Average animal-equivalents                   Cow - beef:             0.1     0.13      0.15
consumed per person per year:                   Cow - dairy:         0.003     0.006      0.01
                                                Pig:                  0.25        0.5     0.75
                                                Chicken - broiler:      28      28.5        29
                                                Chicken - layer:        0.5     0.66         1
                                                Turkey:                 0.5         1      1.5
                                                Farmed fish:            1.3         3       29

                Animal years attributable       Cow - beef:             0.1   0.2171    0.2745
                to consumption per person       Cow - dairy:         0.012       0.03      0.06
                per year:                       Pig:                    0.1      0.25      0.45
                                                Chicken - broiler:    3.22    3.5055     3.886
                                                Chicken - layer:        0.5      0.99         2
                                                Turkey:              0.135       0.32    0.555
                                         Farmed fish:        1.3     4.5     58
7. Average years of abstention
per new limiter:                                              4      4.7      6

8. Average product-limiters per click:     Beef:           0.006    0.06    0.12
                                           Dairy:         0.0026   0.026   0.052
                                           Pork:           0.006    0.06    0.12
                                           Chicken:       0.0056   0.056   0.112
                                           Eggs:          0.0037   0.037   0.074
                                           Turkey:        0.0056   0.056   0.112
                                           Fish:          0.0053   0.053   0.106

9. Cost per click:                                    $      0.2    0.19    0.18
he change in welfare of farm animals brought about by your donation to online veg outreach.
lls may be changed if you have different information.
 High Bound             Comments:

                       For ease of use, formulas utilize the conversions below.
                       £1 = $1.55                   (For greater precision, input in $ only, converting any
                       €1 = $1.22                   non-US currency to $ based on current exchange rates)




                       Cows represent both those in the beef and in the dairy industries.

                       Chickens represent both those in the chicken and in the egg industries.

                       Fish represent only those from aquaculture; does not include wild-caught fish.




                       Against Malaria Foundation (AMF)


                       Philosophical considerations:
                       Oscar Horta




            Links to info:
               Beef                 3 Possible Scoring Systems: (For a discussion of the Philosophical considerations in selecting a scoring
               Dairy
               Pork                                             1. Total-view:       2. Individal-Affecting:        3. Comparative-harm:
               Chicken
               Eggs                 Ideal life:                              10                                 0
               Turkey               Life barely worth living:                 0                                 0
               Fish                 Life better not lived:                   <0                                <0
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          Elasticity formula:
          Change in supply = (change in consumption) * (Elasticity factor)
          (Elasticity factor) = (S. elasticity / (S. elasticitiy - D. elasticity))




Beef
Dairy
Pork
Chicken
Eggs
Turkey
Fish
Study

Survey Results




CPC
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   3. Comparative-harm:

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                  < -10

								
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