Thousands of dead cattle from June heat wave

Revelations 18:23 ‘For the merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.’

Important Takeaways:

  • Exclusive: Thousands of U.S. cattle buried, dumped at Kansas landfill after deadly heatwave –documents
  • Top U.S. cattle feeding companies sent 1,000-pound carcasses to a Kansas landfill, where they were flattened by loader machines and mixed with trash, after a June heatwave killed thousands of cows, documents seen by Reuters show.
  • The mass deaths and subsequent scramble to deal with decaying bodies sparked a push for changes in the meat industry in Kansas, the third-largest U.S. cattle state.
  • Kansas is forecast to see more high temperatures that can stress and potentially kill cattle this summer
  • Seward County Landfill Director Brock Theiner estimated the dump alone took in roughly 1,850 to 2,000 dead cattle.
  • Cows that die of heat stress are not processed into meat for human consumption but can normally be converted into animal food, fertilizer and other products.

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