German farmer protests legislation by putting diapers on cows

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The Independent reports that the European Union is trying to enforce legislation that prohibits fertilizer use on hills that have at least a 15 percent slope. If farmers don’t cooperate, they risk losing government subsidies.

One German farmer’s response probably wasn’t anticipated by the EU: he fitted custom-made cloth diapers on his 18 dairy cows in protest.

From The Independent:

“Using white bedsheets and pink ribbons, Johann Huber has begun putting ‘nappies’ on his 18 prized dairy cows, and claims this is the only way to keep EU legislators happy.”

Via: The Independent > German farmer puts nappies on cows in bizarre non-dirty EU protest

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