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How anyone justifies torturing these beautiful, loving, family-oriented creatures to steal their breast milk or murdering them to eat their flesh or wear their skin is beyond me.

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This is how calves should be raised with their mothers. Sadly this never happens for the dairy cows because of the demand for milk products.

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I used to have a pet calf when we visited my Uncle Comer in Texas! Calves smell like sweet clover and milk--all cow-baby-style!

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures. ~ Thomas de Quincey

Precious farmgirl and her bovine friend.Heaven DOES visit earth in moments like this. Cow and young girl

This cow is nursing orphan lambs.

The Cow and Her Lambs♥ When the mother of these two lambs was not able to fulfill her maternal duty, a couple running a small New Zealand farm had to take action. They introduced the lambs to Little Brown the cow, and the trio immediately bonded.

Give me that milk!

THE SPRINGER SPANIEL AND HIS LAMB This picture could stop wars. Jess the spaniel’s owner taught the dog to feed lambs with a bottle, and now the dog has totally taken over lamb-feeding duties. World peace!

* * > When a goat likes a book, the whole book is gone, and the meaning has to go find an author again. [William Stafford - The Trouble With Reading

Country Browns - A Baby "Billy" Goat: "Hello! would you have any nice snacks for me to eat please?

We're totally obsessed with this little dude!

We're totally obsessed with this little dude!