ALBANY, N.Y. — An animal-rights group released a video Tuesday showing an upstate New York farm worker lopping off a calf's tail and burning off its budding horns as the animal moans and struggles
frantically to escape, prompting a state lawmaker to propose that New
York follow California's lead in banning tail-docking for dairy cows.
The video was recorded in an undercover investigation at one of New York's largest dairy farms, according to Chicago-based Mercy For Animals, a not-for-profit group that publicizes what it calls cruel
practices in the dairy, meat and egg industries and promotes a vegan