Central Valley Meat Investigation – Photos Video Photos Act Now Federal & State Laws Investigator Notes Media Central Valley Meat Investigation Photos Downed cow shot in the head several times before a worker stands on her nose to prevent her from breathing (see next photo). After being shot in the head several times, this downed cow is now being suffocated by a worker standing on her nose and mouth. After shocking this cow multiple times, a worker tries lifting her by her tail to make her stand and walk to the slaughter floor. Downed cow in a holding pen, unable to walk. In the “knock box,” this cow is about to be shot in the head with a stun gun. This cow continues to stand and breathe after being shot in the head with a stun gun. Our investigator documented many cows struggling and kicking as they were hoisted upside down by a chain around one of their legs. A worker stands on this cow’s nose and mouth to suffocate her after she was shot in the head. This cow, too weak to stand, was shocked over and over again by a worker trying to force her to stand. She was eventually shot in the head several times before her suffering finally ended.