17-01-2013 07:26 AM | New Zealand

Cattle shipment stirs animal welfare debate in New Zealand

About 7,200 dairy cows will depart New Zealand for China next week in what is believed to be New Zealand's largest-ever shipment of live cattle, Radio New Zealand reported Wednesday.

The cattle will depart the South Island port of Timaru on a three-week journey that has stirred a debate over ethics of exporting live animals.
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