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veal crate Line breaks: veal crate

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Definition of veal crate in English:

noun

A partitioned area with restricted light and space in which a calf is reared for slaughter so as to ensure the whiteness of the meat.
Example sentences
  • For example, Great Britain has banned veal crates and limits to fifteen hours the amount of time animals can go without food and water during transport.
  • Their calves are taken away shortly after birth, many of whom are then condemned to veal crates.
  • And would these children be thrilled to meet the cows who provide their milk if they got to see the male offspring of those cows spending the first six weeks of their lives in veal crates?

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