Gorgeous George was rehomed last weekend to a beautiful undisclosed location. He is now a rising two year old and in perfect health and great condition. Gorgeous George is the result of a dairy cow being mated with a hereford. These calves are often sold to be raised for meat. We got Gorgeous George from […]
September 12, 2015 Farmer worker cuts the teats off 20 cows as an attack against his employer. No charges laid! Read more>>
August 21, 2015 Cash-strapped dairy farmers are slaughtering thousands more cattle than usual in response to slumping milk prices. The national cow kill is up by more than 160,000 head on a year ago. Meat Board statistics for the processing year to July 25 showed the number of cows being processed in export-licensed plants was […]
August 14, 2015 But have a look at this! More and more evidence of neglect and abuse in the industry. From Farming Mums NZ page.
August 2015 Up until recently calves could be “hammered” to death on farms by farmers as a method of killing them. Blunt force trauma method of killing is the term used. This has now been generally banned but may still be used in some circumstances (from the NZ Dairy website) “The Ministry for Primary Industries […]
NZ Dairy Changes to induction rules for 2015 – no routine inductions The final step in phasing out routine inductions will be introduced from 1 June 2015, when there will be no routine inductions on New Zealand dairy farms. This means that the 2014 calving season will be the last at the 4% limit. Progress […]