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Animals and the Law$65.00 – $104.00
A common procedure in intensive agriculture where animals’ horns are cut off to prevent them from damaging one another in close confinement and to make them more amenable to human handling and even closer confinement; the process has traditionally involved sawing or otherwise cutting the horns, often without anaesthetic; efforts are underway to develop a caustic paste that prevents the horns from developing.