August 30. 2012 7:00AM - Last modified: August 30. 2012 7:35AM

PRAIRIE DU SAC – Drought causes shortage in Wis. cow chip throw

  
It's very seldom someone talks about the quality and amount of cow dung, but in one southern Wisconsin city that's all they've been talking about lately.

The drought has caused a shortage of flattened, dried cow manure _ or cow chips _ for the Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw and Festival, which attracts about 300 throwers and 40,000 spectators to Prairie du Sac, Wis.
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