Milking Cow

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Consumers need to actively demand improved quality dairy products from their grocer and the food industry. They also need to demand that dairy cows be milked in a manner that does not produce teat swelling/damage and pain. Most stores are eager to please their customers and want to hear about the products you buy and items you want to buy that aren't sold there. A polite fax, letter or phone call can help you change something you donít like.

Who you can contact to make a difference:

Unsure what to say or ask? Use our sample letters to inform them of your concern:
(either copy & paste into a text-editing program or print out the pdf file)

Letter to your local grocer: (printable version)

Date

Store Name
Store Management
Store Address

Dear__________________________,

I am a loyal shopper and I am writing today to ask that you only offer dairy products in which the producing dairy cows were not caused any harm or pain. Your customers shop in your stores because we expect high quality foods that are good for our families. The use of antibiotics and hormones in your store brands would undermine my confidence in the quality of your products.

Dairy farmers have been forced in the past to rely on faulty milking equipment products that cause teat swelling/redness and damage to the teat canal lining, which results in scar tissue formation and udder deformities and inflicts pain throughout the milking process. However, there are now improved quality milking systems that milk cows in a gentle and humane manner enabling dairy farmers to produce a quality product, free of artificial hormones and substantially reduced mastitis (infection) levels.

I encourage you to explore the information provided at www.UdderlyBetterMilk.com regarding these issues. You may also visit www.CoPulsation.com for details of an improved milking system that addresses these concerns.

Please choose dairy products that have been produced using humane milking methods. The offering of quality dairy products will enable me to feel confident about shopping in your store.

Sincerely,


(your name and address)

Letter to milk processor: (printable version)

Date

Processor Name
Name of manager
Milk Quality management

Dear__________________________,

I am a loyal customer of your products and I am writing today to ask that you only offer dairy products in which the producing dairy cows were not caused any harm or pain. Your customers purchase your products because we expect high quality foods that are good for our families. The use of antibiotics and hormones in your brands would undermine my confidence in the quality of your products.

Dairy farmers have been forced in the past to rely on faulty milking equipment products that cause teat swelling/redness and damage to the teat canal lining, which results in scar tissue formation and udder deformities and inflicts pain throughout the milking process. However, there are now improved quality milking systems that milk cows in a gentle and humane manner enabling dairy farmers to produce a quality product, free of artificial hormones and substantially reduced mastitis (infection) levels.

I encourage you to explore the information provided at www.UdderlyBetterMilk.com regarding these issues. You may also visit www.CoPulsation.com for details of an improved milking system that addresses these concerns.

Please choose dairy products that have been produced using humane milking methods. The offering of quality dairy products will enable me to feel confident in using your products to feed my family.

Sincerely,


(your name and address)