03-07-2014 08:50 AM | United Kingdom

'Ahimsa' slaughter-free dairy farm set up in Groby, Leicestershire

Britain's first slaughter-free dairy farm run to "revolutionary" welfare standards is being established in Leicestershire.

Male calves born to dairy cows are normally killed or sold for meat, while female cows are killed when they get older and cannot produce as much milk.

The Ahimsa Dairy Foundation already produces milk in partnership with an organic farm in Kent.

It now wants to establish a dairy farm run entirely to its own principles.
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