"When we think of dairy products, the most poignant symbol behind them should be this breaking of a family bond. We’ll know that we’ve moved beyond our collective denial when this truth is present in our minds and replaces the shallow experience of our taste buds. The latter is that infantile, caricature-like side of our brain talking, the one scripted by a lifetime of marketing, manipulating us into believing the lie that cows are happy and their milk makes us strong."
- See more at: http://freefromharm.org/animal-cruelty-investigation/breaking-the-mother-calf-bond-the-untold-story-of-milk/#sthash.2veGHtvh.dpuf:
Is attention from humans, which Rose clearly seeks and relishes, supposed to be a substitute for the attention of her own mother who was taken from Rose shortly after birth?
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*Please see the exposes of Wagner Farm by Robert Grillo / Free from Harm and national journalist James McWilliams:
To many, the semantics of animal "ownership" often are used in various realms to facilitate numerous aspects of animal exploitation. To many, whether animals are owned by "private" parties or by the public, once they become part of a public-funded facility in any manner their immediate and ongoing welfare also becomes the business of the public.
Wagner Farm and the Glenview Park District can be reached at:
Glenview Park District's online form at
Glenview Park District: 847-657-3215
Wagner Farm: 847-657-1506
Director, Wagner Farm
(224) 521-2187 (direct line listed on park district web site)
Glenview Park District Executive Director
(224) 521-2250 (direct line listed on park district web site)
Superintendent of Leisure Services
(includes supervision of Wagner Farm)
(224) 521-2246 (direct line listed on park district web site)
FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement)
World Animal Net