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The Strain from Engorged Udders

September 19, 2010

Because dairy cows are bred to produce far more milk than their calves need, and are typically milked only twice a day, their udders may weigh over 150 pounds, adding yet another hardship to these overworked mothers.

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  1. Karin Yates permalink

    Any nursing mother can attest to this!

  2. Really illustrates how they are treated like “machines”.

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