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How Big Dairy Is Producing Poorer Farmers, Sicker Cows and Unsafe Beef @Alternet
Business  (tags: protection, suffering, ethics, cruelty, animals, crime, death, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, humans, environment, habitat, endangered, economy, corporate, farming, labor )

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The conventional dairy industry has pushed cows to their physical limits.The average amount of milk given per year by a dairy cow rose from about 7,000 pounds in 1970 to more than 22,000 pounds in 2012, a 313 percent increase in production-per cow.

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