MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- A Vermont slaughterhouse ordered closed Friday for alleged inhumane treatment of baby calves had its operating license suspended at least twice earlier this year for similar conduct.

U.S. Department of Agriculture records show Bushway Packing Inc. of Grand Isle was shut down for a day in May and again in June after an inspector cited it for inhumane treatment of animals.

The revelation came Monday as the Humane Society of the United States released more video footage taken with a hidden camera during an undercover investigation this summer.

The video depicted days-old male calves culled from dairy herds being dragged, kicked, repeatedly shocked with electric prods and apparently cut before being rendered unconscious.

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