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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-25-2010, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
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He must have been rejected from some bovine lovefest!


http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,...8:b30005574:z0

COPAKE, N.Y. State police in New York say an upstate dairy farmer shot and killed 51 of his milk cows in his barn before turning the rifle on himself.

State police found the body of 59-year-old Dean Pierson in his Copake barn on Thursday. A visitor found a note Pierson had left on the barn door that said not to come in and to call police.

State police would only say that Pierson was having personal issues.

The Columbia County hamlet of Copake is about 115 miles north of New York City.

Local farmers buried the cows outside the barn Friday. They would not discuss Pierson or what had happened, but one of the men said these are hard times to be a farmer

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-25-2010, 02:27 PM
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Lots of farmers are hurting this year. The crappy weather prevented them from planting in the spring. Cooler temps through summer slowed the crops maturing cycle. Early snow combined with a rainy fall, made the moisture content so high, they got docked price/bushel at the storage facility. A lot of field in the area are still standing untouched. That's just the crop growers.

The dairy guys are getting killed by the companies who buy their milk. Those companies set a price and say take it or leave it. As well as setting "clean" policies, that are very hard to meet. (I'm not saying the farms shouldn't be clean, just that some policies are whimzicle.)

This story really is no different than the ones of a family murder/suicide over the economic times. Sad.

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