SEGMENT: LIVESTOCK & CRIME
Jacqueline Jackson>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 31
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- Used sawdust from ironworks as bedding material for calves. Calves began to die from lead poisoning. Search for cause. Father saw a glint of red paint in the sawdust. Ironworks used lead paint on the wood. Calves liked the taste.
- Cattle theft happened when meat price went up. Once someone butchered a calf right in the field. Maybe in the 1950s or 60s. Instance of embezzlement by milkmen in the 1940s during the war.