Udder madness! Pampered cattle produce Britain’s most expensive pint of milk… at a staggering £1.70 – Posted in: Uncategorized

Milked only by hand to the sound of sacred mantras, these garland-wearing cows could be the most pampered in the UK. But they are producing the most expensive milk in the land, costing £1.70 per pint – nearly four times more than usual. The animals are being reared on a farm run by Hare Krishnas meaning, as per Hindu rules, that none must come to any harm. As a result, none will ever be slaughtered…

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Swiss Dairy Crisis – Posted in: Uncategorized

Dairy farmers across Europe have been protesting against falling milk prices for months. The small-scale Alpine farms of Switzerland are among the producers hard hit by the dairy crisis. At a recent protest in the Swiss town of Fribourg, hundreds of tractors stopped traffic and angry dairy farmers swung cow bells and waved banners saying “ca suffit” (that’s enough). It is one of just many demonstrations which have taken place over the past months throughout…

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Let’s Stop Cow Factory Farms – Posted in: Uncategorized

If you haven’t already, now is the time to act to stop 8,000 cattle ‘mega-dairies’ being opened. These farms would make a big contribution to climate change and undermine more responsible, sustainable cattle farms in Lincolnshire and the rest of the UK. Keeping cows inside almost all year is cruel and there is evidence that cows kept in factory farms suffer as a result. Follow this link to the 38 Degrees web petition and sign…

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