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Comfy in a clean, dry pen

Dead goat
A discarded goat
lay outside
Dead chickens in
a dumpster

On the evening of April 10, 2012, a calf made a break from a slaughterhouse in Paterson, NJ.  He eluded capture for hours and even waded into the Passaic River. Police used vehicles to ram into the calf in an effort to bring him under control until a tranquilizer gun could be obtained. The story was picked up by local news and in the piece the slaughterhouse owner said he would release the calf to an unspecified farm. A volunteer of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary persuaded them to allow the terrified young steer to be released to us instead – and the rest is history!

cow-button copyJunior now enjoys his days of freedom roaming the pasture with other rescued cows and steer. Rest assured he will never end up at the end of a fork!

Read the MSNBC Story

Read The Record news story


Farm Manager Sheila Hyslop coaxes him out

A little persuasion with food…


Beatrice the turkey and volunteer Shannon say “hi.”


Taking a stroll


Meeting some friends


Hanging with Kayli


Nice day!

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