Woman who filmed cattle abuse for animal rights group charged with animal abuse

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email
Taylor Radig is charged with animal cruelty for not reporting the abuse in a timely matter.

Taylor Radig (courtesy Weld County Sheriff’s Office.)

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Greeley, Colo. -- Authorities have charged a woman who secretly recorded abuse of cattle at a ranch in Northern Colorado with animal abuse.

Our sister station KKTV in Colorado Springs reports that Taylor Radig was working as an investigator for the animal rights group “Compassion Over Killing” when she secretly filmed young calves being dragged, kicked, and thrown by employees of the Quanah Cattle Company near Greeley.

Once the video was released, 3 men with cited for animal abuse. Now Radig has been charged with animaly cruelty.

The Weld County Sheriff's Office says Radig worked at the ranch from July to September, but she did not turn the video over to authorities until two months after she quit.

KKTV reports that's Radig's failure to report the abuse to authorities in a timely manner, led to the charges.

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