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The Great New York State Fair features a new exhibit this year: the Dairy Cow Birthing Center, which was organized by the New York Animal Agriculture Coalition and staffed by Cornell veterinary students, Cornell veterinary faculty, Cornell animal science undergraduate students. By the end of the fair on Sept. 2, 2013, more than two dozen calves are expected to be born.

In front of packed and fascinated audience, Dr. Charles W. Nydam and veterinary student Chad Wall help a laboring cow deliver a bull calf. (Video by Blaine Friedlander/Cornell Chronicle.)