Vt. college's oxen-slaughter plan riles activists - Article Photos 1/6

In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 photo, Michael Sharry visits with Bill, front, and Lou at Green Mountain College, in Poultney, Vt. To officials at the small Vermont liberal arts college a decision to slaughter two retired oxen and serve the meat in its dining halls is a matter of sustainable agriculture. But now, the school is under attack by those who want the oxen spared and have found a sanctuary for the animals.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot)