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Cows – 8 October 2008

The Summer/Fall 2008 issue of CL (Compassionate Living magazine published by Mercy For Animals) includes the following comments in “Ask Anya.” Anya Todd is a vegan registered and licensed dietitian who graduated from Case Western Reserve University and completed her internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

“I find it interesting that people balk at the idea of breastfeeding, but have no problem drinking the milk of another animal. …millions of dairy cows are enslaved in the US and live miserable lives of constant impregnation. Remember, to produce milk, a baby must be born.”

“This means millions of calves are born and taken away from their mothers every year so humans can essentially suckle the teat of a cow. Male calves are sent off to become veal, while female calves eventually take the place of their mothers as milk producers. Poor mom is usually turned into low-grade beef patties when her milk production drops, usually around the age of 4 years.”

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