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

 

              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
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)