'Horrific' footage of live cattle having horns removed in Australia sparks outrage

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Footage shown on Israeli TV of distressed cattle on Western Australian stations prompts calls for mandatory pain relief

“Despicable and horrific” footage showing cattle in distress after having their horns removed without pain relief has prompted renewed calls for the use of pain relief to be made mandatory on Australian cattle stations.

Western Australia has promised to fast-track its laws following the release of footage on Israeli television this week that showed cattle on several stations in northern WA bellowing while having their horns removed, staggering and panting following horn removal or castration, and being kicked in the face by station workers.

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