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Cow left in Asda by protesting farmer promoted to store manager

A dairy cow which was left in an Asda supermarket in Middlesbrough last month has been put in charge of running the store, it has emerged. Daisy had been taken to the store by farmer Kevin Pritchard as part of a nationwide protest against falling milk prices but has proven to be the best placed candidate to run the store.

‘Kevin left me in the shop while he went off to talk to the local journos,’ said Daisy. ‘When there was a bit of an altercation he was manhandled off the premises, leaving me stranded in Aisle 6, Dairy, Eggs & Cheese. I felt a bit spare so when an old lady asked me if I knew which aisle the Steradent was kept in I took her round to Aisle 2, Toiletries & Feminine Hygiene, and it started from there.’

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2015
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Cows ‘better off on benefits’ after milk price cut

Cows have claimed they can no longer afford to spend their time grazing and lactating, after the price paid for their milk was cut by 2 pence a litre. Farmers blockading dairies in support of the cows have warned that traditional employment for cattle is fast drying up.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2012
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