Dairy Farm Fires Worker Over Animal Abuse Allegations
PLAIN CITY, Ohio — An dairy farm employee was arrested on Wednesday after video revealed alleged abuse.
An animal welfare group asked prosecutors to review undercover video that it says shows workers abusing cows at a central Ohio dairy farm, 10TV News reported.
The group, Mercy For Animals, said the video was recorded over the past month at Conklin Dairy Farms, based in Plain City.
The video was presented to the City of Marysville prosecutor's office for review, 10TV News reported.
Billy Joe Gregg Jr., 25, was arrested by the Union County Sheriff's Office and charged with several counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty.
Mercy For Animals publicizes what it calls cruel practices in the dairy, meat and egg industries and promotes a vegan diet.
The video shows workers holding newborn calves down and stomping on their