It seems strange to think that there was a big chunk of my life when I never thought about animals dying in agonising pain to end up as a strip of brown stuff on my plate. That kind of thing seemed so normal.
Juliet Gellatley (Founder and Director of Viva!) debates ‘Is Meat A Moral Issue’ on BBC’s Sunday Morning Live.
Viva! Poland is one of the pre-eminent animal groups in the country.
In this video, founder, Juliet Gellatley visits the Viva! Poland Animal Sanctuary, meets the animals and talks with Manager, Cezary Wyzinsky.
Meet some of the animals from Viva! Poland and help raise vital funds for their upkeep and the important work of Viva! in the UK and Poland.
Painted by Philip McCulloch-Downs (acrylic on canvas board).
Painted for Viva! (www.viva.org.uk) in support of their campaign against the dairy industry.
All these faces are from current cattle markets in the U.K. as of May 2015. None have been altered in any way.
Over 5000 species of mammal produce milk to feed their young.
One species continues to drink it after weaning.
This they steal from another animal.
Cows produce milk to feed their babies - just like humans. It flows for the best part of a year and then stops. More milk requires more babies. That's the reality of dairy farming - the visible, obvious side of the industry. But there is another, cruel, much darker side to dairy which few see much and even fewer know about.