These calves are just days old. They should be with their mothers being nurtured and at the very least cared for by responsible cattle handlers. After this video surfaced of calves being abused at a Weld County livestock operation, 3 people are charged with animal abuse .

The sheriff's office said the video contained multiple accounts of alleged animal abuse occurring at the Quanah Cattle company in Kersey, Colorado.

Larry Loma of Greeley; Ernesto Daniel Valenzuela-Alvarez of Eaton; and Tomas Cerda of Greeley, each face one misdemeanor charge of animal abuse, which could result in six to 18 months in jail, and a $500 to $5,000 fine. Preliminary court dates for all three suspects have been set for January 21, 2014.

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