Upwards of 60 dairy cows have been killed in lighting strikes in southern Chile. Cecil Fourt, who owns a ranch in Los Rios
Methane gas produced by 90 farting and belching cows caused an explosion in a German dairy farm, blowing the roof off and
A key achievement of the Forum has been to reduce the live export of calves by 90%: now just 2% of dairy calves born in Britain are exported live abroad. Professor John Webster, Emeritus Professor of Animal Husbandry at the University of Bristol speaking at the Calf Forum event emphasised that despite the title of the Forum, it's not about exports but alternatives.
Sometimes when the stars align in just the correct manner something like this will happen. An extraordinary piece of timing
This World Vegan Day (1 November), isn't it time we ask different questions about bovine tuberculosis (bTB)? Do we simply accept that it will always exist, although we may eventually reach a stage in which bTB is somewhat contained? It doesn't need to be.
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*Insert 'horn section' joke here* "We were just warming up in the backstage before going on stage at a festival, when suddenly
The recent laboratory development of an in-vitro beef burger created from stem cells is causing quite a buzz amongst consumers. Most people's first reaction is one of disgust and trepidation. And then the many questions: how can I eat meat that was grown in a lab made possible only by human engineering?
Have you ever eaten veal? If not, you're not alone. Many people don't understand what veal is or think it's cruel because it comes from calves killed at a young age. Surely it's better to ensure they are treated well, and produce higher welfare meat from them, than let them go to waste as a simple by-product?
(Warning: video contains swear words.) "This is Jonesy; this was his first encounter with the cows he barks at while driving