One of the nation's largest veal producers says it will eliminate tethering of its formula-fed veal calves. The announcement comes on the heels of
Marcho Farms, an integrated veal company based in
"We are confident that leading this change in production practices will help to dispel the myths associated with veal," company founder Wayne Marcho says.
The loose calves will have space to turn around, lie down and interact. Once calves are out of the starting stage and into the growing cycle, they are co-mingled in a loose-housing environment that continues to allow space for the animals.