Need better laws for farm animals

Posted
Monday June 17, 2013

To the editor of THE EAGLE:

A farm started in Lanesborough last fall, and in December, the sheep were out there with snow hanging on their faces and eyelids. I complained and they finally put them in a barn.

In the spring, they were back with babies the size of poodles. They had no cover from the rain, lightning or coyotes. The baby sheep could drown in bad storms. I complained again and they put up a small tarp, big enough for a few to get under. According to the law, this is all they have to provide for farm animals.

We need better laws to protect those that cannot speak for themselves.

BARB GIBEAU

Williamstown


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