NEWS
Animal Welfare Star Speaks
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jan 16, 2013 02:18 PM CST

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- Temple Grandin thinks in pictures.

Give her a word like "steeple" and she says she'll pull up pictures in her mind of the most famous churches in the world.

Give her "slaughter house" and she'll see many of her own drawings of pen designs that have changed the U.S. slaughter industry in recent decades.

Her designs have dramatically improved animal welfare at processing plants, contrary to video images coming from some media outlets and animal activists.

The well-known Colorado State University animal science professor told DTN in an interview Tuesday that she believes the agriculture industry ...

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