11/12/2012 10:10 am ET Updated Jan 12, 2013

Green Mountain Euthanizes An Ox, But Won't Eat It


Green Mountain College announced Sunday that it has euthanized one of the two oxen that have worked for many years on the college's farm. Its announcement that it was going to euthanize both oxen (oxen tend to work in pairs) when one was injured set off widespread criticism by animal rights activists who were particularly angered by plans to use meat from the oxen in the campus dining hall.

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