Humane Society releases new video of mistreated livestock
By NATASHA T. METZLER – 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Humane Society of the United States released video footage Wednesday of sick and injured livestock the group says were mistreated at auction sites and stockyards where cattle are sold for slaughter.
The group released videos shot during April and May showing downed cows abandoned for hours at facilities in Maryland, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Texas. A video was posted on the group's Web site.
"We found downed cows in a state of ill health, with no relief provided to the animals," said Wayne Pacelle, the organization's president and chief executive. Read More
Here is the Associated Press report on the release of the HSUS video alleging abuse of downer cattle at four separate auction markets.