The Israeli calf that started a mass tattoo movement
Animal-rights group 269life launched in Israel last year and has already gone global. But some view the tattoos which mimic meat industry practices as a tasteless exploitation of Holocaust imagery.
On May 10, 2012, a calf was born on a farm close to Route 2. He was immediately separated from his mother, thrust alone into a cage and fattened with protein-rich feed. In the first few days of his life he was given the identifying number 269, and a ring bearing his three-digit and date of birth was inserted into his left ear. The calf stood out because of his white color against the background of the...
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