Jo-Anne McArthur / Animal Equality
The “byproducts” of the dairy industry: three calves per minute
24 August 2020
Hundreds of thousands of calves are born in the Dutch dairy industry for which there is actually no market.
They are the “byproducts” of the dairy industry. Follow the Money has followed the life of a male dairy calf, describing the money flows that determine his life.
The Netherlands is fond of dairy. The Dutch consume more than 320 kg of milk per person per year, putting the country among the top 3 worldwide consumers of dairy products. In addition, the Netherlands exports dairy products for a value of billions of euros annually.
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The original article in Dutch by TIES JOOSTEN was published in Follow The Money This version has been translated and adapted from the original by Elena Nalon, with permission from the author.
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