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Bull power doesn’t cause climate change – Posted in: Uncategorized

The world is on the brink of runaway climate change. It is real, it is happening and the consequences of irreversible climate change will be catastrophic. As the earth warms up the polar ice caps will melt and no longer reflect the sun’s harmful rays back into space, instead they will absorb heat.  The frozen Siberian tundra will also melt releasing vast quantities of methane into the atmosphere. Drought, hurricanes, floods, millions of refugees, wars…

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Hungarian cows have a Babel fish in their ears – Posted in: Uncategorized

The Ahimsa team has just been on a fact-finding trip to Hungary where we were investigating slaughter-free dairy farming at a Hare Krishna farm two hours from Budapest. Hungarian agriculture suffered very badly under Soviet Communism and peasant farmers were persecuted relentlessly. Land was confiscated and they were forced to hand over ever-increasing amounts of produce to the state. Therefore it was inspiring to see a 600-acre farm flourishing in the countryside today. Their cows…

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Progress at the Ahimsa farm – Posted in: Uncategorized

          The herd have been watching us as we have been very busy building new fences and putting up barns and shelters with the funds raised from our appeal last year. It was really heart-warming that so many people loved our project and chipped in to help us bring about a revolution in dairy farming. We have been a bit slow, but everyone’s perks will be going out over the next…

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Expert ox-driver from Hungary joins the Ahimsa herd – Posted in: Uncategorized

The Ahimsa Dairy is delighted to welcome our new farm manager Govindananda Das, a European expert in working with bulls Govinda, aged 39, worked on a large ox-working farm in Hungary for 15 years where he trained countless long-horned Hungarian Grey and Tirolean bulls to do agricultural jobs. He is also experienced in hand-milking, and will be using his skills on the Ahimsa cows as we move from using machinery to traditional methods. Govinda will…

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