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Good mooove Hughesy!

Good mooove Hughesy!

Posted 21 August 2013   by Amy         Permalink | 2 Comments

Tags: dairy, Dave Hughes, video, cows, milk, bobby calves

Meet Dave Hugs, aka Hugsy.

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He is Dave Hughes’ newest number one fan. Why?

First this: (Heads up: there’s a little bit of language in this clip.)

And now this:

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Hughesy is giving up cow’s milk! This morning he said he’d have a go at giving up dairy for the calves, saying “I do believe that milk is for baby cows.” Hugsy did this face:

Why is Hugsy so excited about this news? Well, what happens to calves in the dairy industry is pretty grim. To produce milk, cows need to have a calf. And like most mums, cows form very strong bonds with their babies. Yet, most calves born into the dairy industry are separated from their mums within days of their birth, and what happens to them next is something the dairy industry doesn't want you to know:

The good news is that it is so easy to eat dairy-free these days. And health experts are starting to realise that cow’s milk might not even be all that good for us. If you’ve been thinking about going dairy-free, why not “chuck a Hughesy” and try it out? You might feel better for it and you’ll be saving lives!

The other good news is that Hugsy is on his way to meet his favourite Aussie comedian right now! We’ve sent him over with a bag of delicious dairy-free goodies to NOVA 100 to say a big thanks to Hughesy on behalf of all the ‘baby cows’.

If you’d like to send some love to Hughesy for being such a good bloke, head here for ways to get in touch with him.

P.S. If you want to get your hands on some dairy-free choccies as well, head over to our 3 minute chocolate challenge for a chance to win some for free! 

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Lyn Lyn 23 August 2013
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Hughesy is a legend
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Velouria Velouria 3 September 2013
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Awesome stuff, being a celebrity and going against the grain of society can ark up some in society (the dairy industry).  

Ballsy stuff, wish more celebrities would make such a gutsy move as having the spotlight on them can enlighten others.
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