Farmers across the country took to Twitter to show how proud they are of the dairy industry.
The NFU dairy team set up a ‘Proud of Dairy’ campaign to promote the health benefits of dairy products and the high welfare of British cows.
The initiative has been created to give dairy farmers an outlet to showcase what they are most proud of about their work.
The campaign was launched as August 22 was declared the first ever ‘World Plant Milk Day’.
Leading UK vegan and animal organisations ProVeg UK, Plant Based News, Animal Aid, Veganuary and Viva! have organised the event, which will take place on social media using the hashtags #WorldPlantMilkDay and #PostMilkEra.
They plan to use the day to show the general public the dairy industry is ‘cruel, outdated and unnecessary’, as well as linking milk to acne, cancer and diabetes.
But farmers have hit back brilliantly on Twitter - using #ProudOfDairy. Here are some of our favourite tweets...