Anorak | TB Or Not TB

TB Or Not TB

by | 4th, January 2006

‘“COWS are people, too.” So goes the legend on the badges we at Anorak are now sporting to show our support for five-month-old Mousles Fern.

For those of you keen to show your support for this noble cause, the Mirror produces a badge-sized photo of the Dexter bull calf.

We implore you to cut out the picture and stick it on top of your old badges, the ones that proclaim “Donkeys are people too” (save Blackie the donkey), “Hounds are people too” (save the fox hunt) and “Celebrities are people too” (save Anthea Turner).

Over in the Mail (“I won’t let the men from the ministry kill my calf”), there’s a picture of both young Mousles and his owner, 63-year-old farmer Sheilagh Kremers.

Leaning on the gate and looking every inch the angry land worker, Kremers is appalled that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs wants to off her young charger.

Mousles might appear healthy, but he’s showed signs of having been exposed to bovine tuberculosis. And, as a Defra spokesman tells the Mail, the law states that any cattle is such a situation must be shot

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