Border-crossing cow’s life spared after tweet from Sir Paul McCartney, animals rights activists

Border-crossing cow’s life spared after tweet from Sir Paul McCartney, animals rights activists

Updated June 14, 2018 12:07:43 Photo: Animal rights campaigners, including Sir Paul McCartney, signed petitions asking Bulgaria to save the animal. (Supplied: Change.org) Related Story: How animal activists took on the cattle industry and won Related Story: Picture of cow tied in trailer leads to multiple animal cruelty charges Bulgaria …

New Zealand to slaughter thousands of cows in attempt to eliminate Mycoplasma bovis bacteria

New Zealand to slaughter thousands of cows in attempt to eliminate Mycoplasma bovis bacteria

Updated May 28, 2018 17:35:42 Photo: The bacteria Mycoplasma bovis is not a threat to food safety but does harm productivity on farms. (ABC News: Andrew Bell) New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd. Key …