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Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:11 AM CDT

Every farmer, rancher or vet has a personal story about a run-in with livestock. Sometimes it seems that busted lips, broken toes, bruised ribs and sprains come with the territory.

But according to statistics collected in 2009 (most recent data available) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, livestock-related injuries can be way more serious than a few bumps and bruises.

The report looked at fatalities from livestock in four states from 2003 to 2008. It found in 67% of the cases, deaths occurred with someone 60 years of age or older, ...

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