image

image image

Sen. Ball holds contest to name his new bull



Baller_Gettin_It_Did
shadow
Sen. Greg Ball
January 03, 2012
State Sen. Greg Ball, R–Patterson, began a contest asking fans of his Facebook page to help him name his bull, which he adopted over the summer. Whoever suggests the name that attracts the most "likes" will win the contest.

"This bull was malnourished, dehydrated, and on death's door when I found him in a nearby field," Ball said in an official release. "When I found this little guy, I made it my mission to nurse him back to health and thank God he made it through."

Ball is featured in a YouTube video, "Greg Ball on the Farm," where he tends to the small, brown and white bull at his farm as it runs around him.



shadow
shadow
"People that eat bacon, eating tomatoes, you know ham, or hamburger, you don't know where your food's coming from. It could come from Mexico; it could come from a factory farm in Idaho," Ball said in the video.

Ball said that big corporations don't care about animals' lives and feed them steroids and hormones. Footage included in the video shows Ball feeding pigs and working around the farm.

"We're losing our family farms," said Ball. "We've got to stop that."

The contest ends January 31. Some name suggestions include "Vegan," "Brody," and "Bullseye."

printPrint
emailMail
CommentComment
shareShare
Reader Feedback Submission
Use this form to submit Reader Feedback. Your submission will be reviewed by our staff before appearing on the Web site.
* required value
Your Name*

Subject

Comment*


Sanghi Consulting
inclusion image
04 - 19 - 14
11:51
Site Search

Queensborough Ad
Queens
Empire State College
Chiropractic College
IPPNY
UUP
SUNY New Paltz
NY Ship
McDonald
Morrisville State College
WAMC
The Legislative Gazette | P.O. Box 7329 | Room 116 | Empire State Plaza | Concourse Level | Albany, NY 12224 | (518) 473-9739
[noprocess]