Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:19

Spoilt cows, costly milk

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They're sung to while being milked, enjoy daily massages and are fed digestive biscuits.

A 25-cow herd in Rutland Hills, UK are dubbed the luckiest cows in the world. They live on 48 acres of cow heaven, eating only the tenderest, tastiest organic grass available plus the odd organic carrot or digestive biscuit as a treat.

Their extraordinary good fortune is all thanks to Nicola Pazdzierska (57) and Sanjay Tanna (52) who set up the not-for-profit Ahimsa Dairy Foundation (Ahimsa means ‘cruelty-free’ in Sanskrit) in 2011. And their milk doesn’t come cheap.

At £4.50 a litre, it is also surely the most expensive -- nine times the cost of Sainsbury’s standard milk -- £2.60 a pint, for goodness’ sake.


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