The dairy cow goes through many cycles in her lifetime. Today I discovered that American dairy cows are cannibals. Read on to find out why and how.
5th Phase – Recycled Phase
The first step in the slaughter house is to cut their throats so that they are bled. One can see that some cows are awake and conscious during the bleeding process. Spurting blood is collected in 55-gallon
drums during slaughtering process. Blood is then dried and processed into powder, then packed into 50 pound bags. Dairy farmers buy this commodity as a protein supplement to be fed to future cows and their offspring. American cows are no longer vegetarian cows. Their own blood protein is mixed with grains to feed the next generation of cows.
To read more about the life cycle of a dairy cow click here.