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Meet Your Meat: Cows Have Best Friends

Do Cows Have Best Friends? How Cattle Bond

Cattle—cows and bulls—are extremely diverse animals with a multitude of traits informed by personality, environment, and experience. In general, cows are considered to be intelligent animals who interact with each other in a socially...

This Former Cattle Rancher Now Runs a Vegan Animal Sanctuary

Third-generation Canadian farmer Mike Lanigan stopped sending animals to slaughter three years ago and turned his land into a vegan sanctuary. Located in Ontario, Farmhouse Garden Animal Home looks after many farm animals, on the...
Therapy Cows Are a Thing Now and We Are So Here for It

Therapy Cows Are a Thing Now and We Are So Here for It

A bed-and-breakfast in the Finger Lakes region of New York has cows who give animal therapy to help people feel calm. Three-year-old Bella and 2-year-old Bonnie are highlander-angus crossbred cows that offer therapy at the...
'The Handmaid's Tale' Is the Dairy Industry

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is the Dairy Industry

Ear-tagged. Tortured with cattle prods. Confined. Raped. Impregnated, and then, newborns taken away from their mothers. If you’re thinking that sounds familiar -- like the premise of Hulu’s hit series “The Handmaid’s Tale” based on...

This Is Why Richard Branson Wants Dairy Farmers to Grow Weed

Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Airlines, thinks New Zealand could solve its environmental crises caused by the nation's dairy producers by swapping cows with cannabis. The billionaire entrepreneur told Newshub New Zealand in...
Cows Can Be Optimists or Pessimists, New Study Finds

Cows Can Get Stressy AF Just Like You, Study Finds

New research out of the University of British Columbia in Canada says dairy cows can be optimists or pessimists, and it contributes to how they handle the stress inherent to their farm life. The research, published...

Vegan Blink 182 Bassist Mark Hoppus Believes Exploiting Cows For Food Is Hypocritical

Predominantly known for his pop-punk performances with American band Blink 182, bassist Mark Hoppus is also a vocal animal rights advocate. The star recently encouraged his Twitter followers to offer the same love and respect...

The BBC Reveals ‘The Dark Side of Dairy’ in New Series ‘Disclosure’

Scottish investigative journalist Samantha Poling will explore the harsh realities of the dairy and live animal export industries in an upcoming special titled "The Dark Side of Dairy." The episode is part of the...
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Vegan ‘Dairy is Scary’ Billboards Featuring YouTuber Erin Janus Encourages L.A. to Give Up...

Sixty billboards in Los Angeles are encouraging the city's more than four million residents to give up dairy products as part of an anti-Dairy-Month campaign from California-based nonprofit, In Defense of Animals. The billboards are...

Judge Rules Ban on Filming Factory Farms a Violation of Free Speech

A ban on filming in factory farms in Idaho has been overturned by Judge M. Margaret McKeown. The judge stated the ban was in violation of free speech and investigative journalism. Back in 2012, the...

Vegan Advert Supported by 95% of Pro-Farming Publication Readers

A pro-animal-agriculture publication, That’s Farming, has published an article questioning a pro-vegan group’s right to advertise outside a farmer’s market in County Longford, Ireland. In order to gauge public opinion, the article was followed...

People In The UK Are Now Eating 50 Percent Less Beef

According to a new report by ReportLinker, folks in the UK are eating half the beef and veal they did in 1975, with a steady decrease almost every single year since then. In addition...

Dairy Company Admit that Industrialized Dairy Farming is Unsustainable

Recently reports have shown that the people of New Zealand are becoming increasingly concerned about animal agriculture and the effects of producing meat and dairy products on the environment. This is reflected in the...
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Report in The Guardian Claims that “Mass Meat Production Can’t be Justified”

This morning, the Guardian featured an article bidding "oodbye - and good riddance - to livestock farming," which claimed that our current mass animal agriculture would be seen by future generations as the 'monstrosity' of the...

Women’s Equality Day: What’s it Got to Do with Veganism?

Happy Women's Equality Day! Today we recognise the 47th annual celebration of female suffrage in the USA, a day in which Americans will celebrate the 19th Amendment. Granted in 1920, this provided that "the right of...

Yogurt Brand Dannon Set to Build Mega Dairy with 4,500 Cows in 6 Barns

Dannon, a global provider of yogurt, is proposing to build a mega dairy farm with MVP Dairy. This newly formed partnership between McCarty Family Farms and VanTilburg Farms, named MVP Dairy, will see the...