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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.


Addressing animal welfare and farm inefficiencies in dairy cows, bobby calves and carbon cycles

February 13th, 2016

Episode 370 of 580 episodes

The male calves of dairy cows, known as bobby calves, are sent to slaughter in their first week of life so that their mother’s milk can be harvested for human consumption. This is the fate of 700,000 unwanted baby calves born into the Australian dairy industry every year.

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