These cows are hurt - level 2

These cows are hurt - level 2

17-06-2014 15:00

A secret investigation in Canada revealed something terrible. Cows at a diary farm are kicked, punched and beaten by metal chains, pipes and rakes. Some workers even hang the animals.

An animal rights group filmed the bad things last month. The cows suffer painful injuries and they are not helped.

Difficult words: dairy farm (farm that has cows which produce milk), punch (hit with closed hand), rake (gardening tool with metal teeth).

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