4 Wisconsin dairy workers face charges of mistreating animals after undercover investigation

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Four Wisconsin dairy farm workers were charged this week with mistreating animals after an animal-rights group released secretly recorded video that showed employees beating injured cows.

The workers were charged Tuesday in Brown County with either two or three counts of mistreating animals. Each count carries a maximum penalty of nine months in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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