Animal Advocates Raise Ire of Farmers

Wisconsin's largest farm group has plenty of issues on its plate, but few things invoke anger more than the Humane Society of the U.S. - an organization that farmers say wants to eliminate animal agriculture.

Wisconsin's largest farm group has plenty of issues on its plate, but few things invoke anger more than the Humane Society of the U.S. - an organization that farmers say wants to eliminate animal agriculture.

It's a war that has come to Dairyland, Bill Bruins, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation president told a recent gathering of 400 farmers at the state capitol.

"Groups that subscribe to this 'animal rights' mind-set believe that animals should not be eaten, worn, used for research, hunted or fished," Bruins said.

"Livestock farmers: How much clearer do they have to be in saying that they want to put you out of business?"

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