Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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BC02 - (Dead-Calf)

VANCOUVER. x-06s. The BC Dairy Association, Agriculture Ministry are looking into the unpleasant discovery of the remains of at least one mutilated calf in ditches around Mission in the Fraser Valley. Dairy Association spokesman Trevor Hargreaves says commercial dairy producers are not involved and the animal may have come from a hobby farm, but tracing it is difficult because the calves ears -- and its identifying tag -- had been removed. Hargreaves says dumping of animals could put public health at risk and he says it also raises concerns about the safety of other animals on the same farm. The B-C S-P-C-A is also interested in the case and Hargreaves expects it won't take long to trace the owner.

("...next week.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Hargreaves says vets with the Ministry of Agriculture are conducting a necropsy to determine how the calf died. …

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