Since no one actually kills the calves by an act of commission, the deaths are described as acts of one or another of the Hindu pantheon. And leaving the calves to die prolonged deaths in the hot sun is perceived as holier than selling them to Muslims for either early slaughter or export at Ramadan.
DOG & CAT COPSES FROM ANIMAL SHELTERS ARE MADE INTO INGREDIENTS - Rendering plants process the bodies of millions of tons of dead animals every year, transforming decaying flesh and bones into profitable animal ingredients. The bodies of companion animals who are euthanized in animal shelters wind up at rendering plants. One small plant in Québec renders 10 tons of dogs and cats per week.