A road trip of a lifetime: when bobby calves go to slaughter

Newborn calf

Every day the dairy industry sends newborn calves to the slaughterhouse, in an attempt to satisfy our appetite for cheese, yoghurt, butter, chocolate, ice cream and other ‘milky delicacies’. The road towards their final destination can be so stressful and exhausting for these young animals, that they might already be dead upon arrival. It’s an unfortunate and cruel price to pay for our ever-increasing demand for dairy products.   All year round dairy cows provide us with large quantities of milk.

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