Cows and the Cow Palace When the Spanish migrated to California, they brought with them cattle that would ensure food for the immigrants. These cattle propagated so fast the Spanish not only ate the meat of the cows but sold their hide and tallow they produced to ship captains (although this was illegal for a long time).
June 10, 2013 - San Mateo Daily Journal
Cows less safe as India’s taste for meat grows Cattle rustling, called “lifting” here, is a growing scourge in New Delhi, as increasingly affluent Indians develop a taste for meat, even the flesh of cows, which are considered sacred in Hinduism.
June 8, 2013 - Seattle Times