Livestock

Online threat to Conklin dairy causes a commotion

“Conklin Dairy — The Time for a Monumental Action is NOW!!!” was the headline posted on the Web site negotiationisover.com by animal activist Gary Yourofsky. In his May 28 diatribe, after viewing the video Mercy for Animals had released of a farm employee harming animals at Conklin Dairy near Plain City, Yourofsky called for fellow [...]

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My thoughts on the Conklin Dairy Sales video

By Don Sanders, veterinarian, Ohio State University  You’ve probably seen the video that’s been storming the networks and the Internet — the one of an individual beating up and torturing cows and calves at Conklin Dairy Sales in Plain City. I found it so repugnant that I turned the video off. I was angry and [...]

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Ohio Dairy Producers Respond to Video

The recent release of a graphic video allegedly taken at an Ohio dairy farm has generated volumes of comments on the Internet. The Ohio Dairy Producers Association/American Dairy Association Mideast (ODPA/ADA) released a statement regarding the release of the footage by Mercy For Animals. “Ohio’s dairy farmers are firmly committed to responsible care of our [...]

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Chipotle announces support of HSUS

By Kyle Sharp OK, survey time … how many of you like eating at Chipotle? I’ll admit, I enjoy the occasional Chipotle burrito myself, although I often somehow felt dirty after eating one. Why? Because of the information Chipotle distributes on their Web site and in their restaurants about how they source the meat they [...]

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