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Farm is Refuge for Mistreated Animalsi
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September 21, 2013 4:24 AM
More and more Americans keep chickens, pigs and other farm animals in their backyards. And while many of them are raising their livestock responsibly, a growing number are finding the venture too burdensome. As a result, many farm animals are being found abused, abandoned or dead. But as VOA’s Julie Taboh reports, for some mistreated pigs, goats and chickens, the future is not so grim.

Farm is Refuge for Mistreated Animals

Published September 21, 2013

More and more Americans keep chickens, pigs and other farm animals in their backyards. And while many of them are raising their livestock responsibly, a growing number are finding the venture too burdensome. As a result, many farm animals are being found abused, abandoned or dead. But as VOA’s Julie Taboh reports, for some mistreated pigs, goats and chickens, the future is not so grim.


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