Shocking 'routine' abuse to dairy calves exposed on national radio

Animals Australia's campaign to expose the plight of bobby calves sparked an in-depth public discussion on Bush Telegraph on ABC's Radio National.

LAST UPDATED: 7 November 2016

Hear from Animal Australia Executive Director Glenys Oogjes, David Basham from Australian Dairy Farmers, and dairy farmers themselves:

This is the little known fate of hundreds of thousands of calves killed every year as 'waste products' of the Australian dairy industry.

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