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Goatober – are you kidding me?

Goatober – are you kidding me?

Veronika Powell |28/09/2017
A wonderfully cheery campaign called Goatober claims to be “ the month-long celebration of the dairy billy goat meat industry ”. Sorry, what? You want to glorify the killing of unwanted kids that are a sad by-product of the goat milk industry? Indeed!...
All British dairy farms big and small do this

All British dairy farms big and small do this

Veronika Powell |18/05/2016
Have you ever looked at pictures of tiny calves in single hutches or pens like those below and thought “That’s not Britain, it’s America. We don’t do things like this.” Well, you might not be the only one. I only recently realised how strong this perception is and that...
Everyday slavery

Everyday slavery

Veronika Powell |14/05/2015
Have you ever wondered what a cattle auction’s like? I’m guessing the answer is ‘no’- simply because they take place in secluded places, great big halls far from our ‘normal’ life and most of us don’t know anything about their existence. So I decided to pay...
World School Milk Day – It’s time to wean off

World School Milk Day – It’s time to wean off

Veronika Powell |24/09/2014
How did we get so far as to celebrate World School Milk Day?
Inside the UK Dairy Day

Inside the UK Dairy Day

Veronika Powell |22/09/2014
At an event where the dairy industry show off their best, what you see is often the worst.