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Another Factory Farming Scandal in the EU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Eager   
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 16:12

Factory Farming Cows on Ledbury PortalLameness is the scandalous secret suffered in silence by far too many of the EU’s 23 million dairy cows. The factory farming approach of milking cows for ‘all they are worth’ is becoming increasingly common in much of Europe, including the UK. The strain on their bodies causes exhaustion. The huge volume of milk held in their udders – weighing 15kg (15 bags of sugar!) or more – makes it hard for them to walk normally. And all this brings the risk of painful problems with their hooves and legs.

 

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