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My family owns a farm that produces fresh food, including dairy and meat. Would the prohibition to eat milk and meat together still apply since I have ascertained that the cow from which milk was obtained is not the mother of the cow slaughtered for meat? Thanks.

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Although the Torah says not to cook "in the milk of the mother", this is a common example, since the mother's milk is at hand. In actuality any meat is forbidden with any milk. (Tur Yore De'a 87, Shulchan Aruch YD 87:2)

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