What trends have the use of oxytocin brought about?
Ans. The large-scale use of oxytocin has far reaching consequences, which have begun to show themselves gradually. It is a fact that most dairymen kill the calves or send them for slaughter to save their milk. This has substantially increased the number of calves to be slaughtered. Cow slaughter is on offence and a crime under the Prevention of Cow slaughter Act. The number of criminals and organised crime is on the rise. Even common people such as dairymen and chemists are now a part of this. Oxytocin has singly increased criminal trade in many other sectors as well. Because of it there is a boom in the illegal leather and beef markets. The demand for oxytocin has given birth to hundreds of illegal and unlicensed backyard manufactures who have no idea of the drug that they are making. It is an established fact that no cow get pregnant after giving birth to three calves in a row if she is being given oxytocin all the time. Once it cannot conceive she is no longer of any use to the dair