Holy Cow Feed
Sandiya is thirteen and she runs quite the most unusual roadside stall I've come across.
She sells cattle feed - both greens and grain - in small quantities to motorists and scooter drivers who stop off here and spend twenty or thirty rupees on a bunch or bowl-full of nourishment. They then give that to the cattle waiting all around (and the ever grateful pigeons) apparently to get the benefits of a good deed - cows of course are revered within Hinduism.
Business is brisk - I've passed by quite a few times and there's usually someone either buying or dispensing the feed. The stall is close to a car park serving people using Mayur Vihar Extension metro station in Delhi - though many of Sandiya's customers seem to come on scooters and to be regulars at the stall.
It seems a strange combination of livestock management and devotionally-minded benevolence. But, hey, it works!
A lot of people ask me about "feed quality" when I'm chatting with them about their marketing. They want to know why some feeds convert better than others. And that is a great question!
Holy Cow Feed is a web based tool that allows you to manage all the aspects of your small farm operation. From livestock to crop production, keep track of bills and expenses, plant and harvest times, market prices and everything else needed in a small farm business. Holy Cow Feed is a small farm and retail shop located in Ponca City, Oklahoma that specializes in grass-fed beef. We are committed to raising high quality animals on a pasture, but we also understand the need for a variety of food options.
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