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(Re)searching cows in Banaras: Calves wait for their mothers to be done being milked

The bovines must be impregnanted every year in order for them to continue lactating and remain profitable. For milking the cows and buffaloes Ajay allows takes place and space into careful consideration. He allows the calves to drink their mother's milk for a short time before pulling them away and tying or chaining them up within sight of their mothers while he collects the milk to sell.

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Taken on July 26, 2009