60 Things EVERY vegan should know



It’s always good to be armed with an educated response when friends, family or strangers challenge the vegan philosophy. We have put together a comprehensive list of information you can refer back to, so that when challenged, your answers flow freely and easily.

There may be facts you’re still unaware of also; everybody is always learning! So keep your thirst for knowledge strong and your passion for justice unwavering while we have your back with all the info.

  1. B12
    Article
  2. D vitamins
    Article
  3. Omega 3’s
    Article  / Video
  4. Protein sources
    Article  / Video
  5. Iron sources
    Article / Video
  6. Calcium sources
    Article / Video / Debunking ‘milk helps bones’ / Debunking ‘harm from soy
  7. Health disadvantages of consuming meat
    Mixed Articles / Article 2 / Video
  8. Health disadvantages of consuming dairy
    Article / Video
  9. Health disadvantages of consuming eggs
    Videos
  10. National statistics on animal deaths from animal agriculture
    Global Statistics / Kill counterWorldwide / America / United Kingdom / Australia / Canada
  11. The impacts of overfishing
     Article1 / Article 2 / Video 1 / Video 2
  12. Statistics on land usage for animal agriculture
    Article1 / Article 2
  13. The impact of beef and dairy on climate change
    Article1 / Study1 / Study 2
  14. Debunking the ‘vegans kill more animals via plant agriculture’
    Video / Article
  15. Debunking the ‘food chain / cycle of life’ myth
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3 / Video1 / Video2
  16. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving pigs
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3 / Article 4
  17. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving cows (meat and dairy)
    Meat1 / Meat 2 / Dairy 1 / Dairy 2
  18. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving chickens (meat and eggs)
    Meat and eggs (US) / Broiler (Australia)  / Broiler1 (US) / Broiler 2 (Australia) / Broiler Video (UK) / Broiler Video General / Eggs1 (Australia) / Eggs2 / Eggs 3 (Australia)
  19. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving sheep (meat and dairy)
     Meat (Australia) / General Facts / Video (Australia) / Dairy (Australia)  / Dairy (Australia)
  20. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving goats (meat and dairy)
    General (Australia) / Worldwide slaughter statistics / Dairy
  21. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving ducks & geese (for meat and eggs)
    General (article, pics and video) / Article (Australia) / Article (General) / Meat (General) / Foigras / Article (Australia) / Article (UK) / Meat and Eggs (US)
  22. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving deer (meat and velvet)
     Video (US) / Article (Australia)
  23. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving camels
    Article1 / Article 2
  24. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving fish and marine life
     Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3 / Article 4 / Article 5 / Video
  25. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving Australian kangaroos
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  26. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving rabbits
     Article 1 / Article 2
  27. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving quail
    Article 1 / Article 2
  28. Systemised farming and slaughter practices involving turkeys
    Article 1 / Article 2
  29. Halal slaughter
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  30. Natural animal ages vs slaughter age
    Article 1 / Poster
  31. Systemised farming of honey practices
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  32. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for fur
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3 / Article 4
  33. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for leather
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  34. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for wool
    Article1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  35. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for cashmere
    Article 1 / Video 1
  36. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for mohair
    Article 1 / Article 2
  37. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for angora
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  38. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for down
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  39. Systemised farming and slaughter practices for silk
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Video
  40. Systemised farming of musk (and other scents)
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3
  41. Basics of exploitation of animals used for research/testing
    Article 1  (Australia) / Article 2 (US) / Article 3 (US) / Article 4 (UK)
  42. Basics of exploitation of animals in circuses
    Article 1 (US) / Article 2 (Australia) / Article 3 (General)
  43. Basics of the greyhound racing industry exploitation
    Article 1 (US) / Article 2 (Australia)
  44. Basics of horseracing industry exploitation
    Article 1 (Australia) / Article 2 (US) / Article 3 (UK)
  45. Rodeo industry & exploitation
    Article 1 / Article 2 (Australia) / Article 3 (US)
  46. Zoo industry & exploitation
    Article 1 /  Article 2 / Article 3
  47. Basics of duck shooting & hunting season
    Article 1 (Australia) / Article 2 (US) / Article 3
  48. The history of social justice movements, abolitionism and their relationship to veganism.
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Article 3 / Article 4
  49. The phenomenon of cognitive dissonance
     Article1 / Article2 / Video 1 / Video 2
  50. The correlation between animal agriculture and climate change
    Article 1 / Article 2 / Video 1 / Video 2
  51. The correlation animal agriculture has with world starvation

    Article 1 / Video 1

  52. The correlation animal agriculture has with a higher percentage of adverse mental health in slaughterhouse workers

  53. The intelligence & sentience of animals Study 1 / Research Article 1 / Article 1 / Article 2 / Video

  54. The correlation between animal agriculture and species extinction (and counteracting the ‘farmed animals would end up going extinct’ argument).Article 1 / Article 2

  55. Common fallacies you will deal with

  56. Debunking 101 Website 1 / Website 2  / Website 3

  57. Religion and various counteractive passages you can quote Article 1

  58. Non-vegan food additives Article 1

  59. Common animal ingredients in your makeup bag Article 1

  60. Debunking “Plants feel pain” Video 1 / Article 1


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