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Cow rescued from barbed wire fence thanks to Spofforth walking group

A cow was rescued from a barbed wire fence in Spofforth over the weekend thanks to the actions of concerned walkers.

Cow rescued from barbed wire fence thanks to Spofforth walking group A cow was rescued from a barbed wire fence in Spofforth over the weekend thanks to the actions of concerned walkers. The ladies walking group came across the cow near the A661 Harrogate Road just before 12pm yesterday (Sunday). They noticed the animal was in difficulty and contacted the authorities. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 11:41am and contacted the farm that the cow belonged to. It was then rescued by the farmer, according to the North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service log:

“On finding the cow, the fire officer was able to establish which farm the cow belonged to. “The farmer then attended with bolt croppers to free the cow.”
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