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Kathmandu Is Cowed By Abandoned Cattle : Goats and Soda : NPR

In the post-earthquake chaos, farmers are turning loose old cows and baby bulls. The city doesn’t have the resources to deal with the wandering bovines. In post-earthquake Kathmandu, it is now cows and calves that are a problem. Stray ones that is. Hundreds have taken over the streets, casually strolling …

India’s push to save its cows starves Bangladesh of beef | Reuters

Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government this year – stop cattle from crossing illegally into the Muslim-majority neighbor. Roughly every other night, troops armed with bamboo sticks and ropes wade through jute and paddy fields and swim …

Why Argentina isn’t sharing its famous steaks anymore – Quartz

Argentina’s steaks are world-renowned, but good luck finding one these days. Argentines have become oddly bashful about sharing their beef. That’s what their country’s mind-boggling red meat exports suggest, anyway: Argentina now ships less than 7% of its beef. The current insularity of Argentina’s beef industry is especially surprising considering that …