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Dairy Industry

The Truth About the Dairy Industry

Cows produce milk for one reason and one reason only, to nourish their young. Dairy farmers forcibly impregnate every cow on their farm once per year in order to force them to continue producing milk. New born calves are stolen away from their mothers within hours of birth, causing them both extreme emotional stress. Mother cows will continue to call for their baby calves for days. Male calves and surplus females are put into tiny veal crates, to prevent them from moving much so that their flesh will stay tender. Frightened, alone and sick, these calves are killed after only a few months of life. The remaining female calves are raped shortly after their first birthday and begin the same life sentence as their mothers. All calves born into the dairy industry eventually end up at a slaughterhouse and killed. Dairy cows must first endure a life of constant confinement, sexual violation, perpetual pregnancy and traumatic separation. Overworked and exhausted (both mentally and physically) at around 4-5 years of age their worn out bodies begin to produce less milk. Because they are too “spent” to be used for anything else, dairy cows are often turned into soup, food for dogs and cats, or ground bee

Family Dairy
Dairy Industry

Family Dairy

The following was taken at a small dairy farm just outside Barcelona, Spain. We Animals teamed up with Igualdad Animal (Animal Equality) to launch an

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