Russell Springs Auction, KY 1/18/12

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 19:15
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Animals’ Angels investigators attended the Russell Springs Auction. The auction is quite large with a very modern building and sheltered pen area. There were approx. 800 cattle present at the auction. All the pens had water troughs with clean water and bedding. No injured or sick animals were observed. The animals were moved to the auction ring by workers on horseback. Closer to the auction ring, the animals were handled with moving paddles and sticks, no electric prods were observed. All handling observed was calm and professional.