young cows on leash at cattle market (india)

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young cows on leash at cattle market (india)

I took this photo at a cattle market I stumbled upon on the road in West Bengal (India).­

All the local farmers were there to buy and sell livestock (often young animals).­

cattle market
cows
eating
farmer
hand
hay
holding
leash
ropes
west bengal
April 6, 2013
National Highway 34, Mahashunda, West Bengal 733143, India

Photos of cattle markets where live animals are being sold by farmers.­ Some photos of farmers going to those markets.­

Photos taken in India and other Asian countries.­

Some photos were taken at the bull market of Meo-Vac, a tribal region in the North of Vietnam.­

Most photos were taken at a small cattle market I stumbled upon on the road near Mahashunda village in West Bengal (India).­ All the local farmers were there to buy and sell livestock (often young animals).­ Most farmers were Indian Muslims.­

India 2013 1558 photos

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­

Cows 145 photos

Photos of cows, and related bovine animals (e.­g.­ calves, oxes, bulls, water buffaloes, yacks).­

I have not included photos of butchered cows (body-parts and meat, i.­e.­ beef).­ Those can be seen in my Meat Markets series.