March 14, 2018 | By: Jeff Franklin

They can be devastating to a beef cattle producer when they attack. Large swarms of black vultures seize the opportunity when a cow is giving birth and swoop in for the kill as the calf appears from the birth canal. It is a problem for beef producers all over the country, but in Kentucky farmers are taking a stand against the large raptors. Effigies made from materials to resemble the birds and are being displayed by producers to protect their herds.

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