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Flatulent cows start fire at German dairy farm - police
Yahoo! News ^ | 1/27/14

Posted on 01/27/2014 4:05:32 PM PST by NormsRevenge

BERLIN (Reuters) - Methane gas from 90 flatulent cows exploded in a German farm shed on Monday, damaging the roof and injuring one of the animals, police said.

High levels of the gas .. the central German town of Rasdorf, .. "a static electric charge caused the gas to explode with flashes of flames,"..

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: cows; dairyfarm; fart; fire; flatulent; methane
Just a reminder to those who are victims of the latest cold snap.. and sleep with their cows.. which probably means yur German or Swiss.. or sumthin' .. or just like cows.
1 posted on 01/27/2014 4:05:32 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

something to plan for as the next mini-ice age rolls thru .. ventilation. :-}


2 posted on 01/27/2014 4:06:29 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: NormsRevenge
Algore knew this was coming. He said that cow farts would set the world on fire.

All hail algore!

5.56mm

3 posted on 01/27/2014 4:08:42 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: NormsRevenge

I once worked as live-in help at a dairy farm near the Swiss boarder with France (Les Cluse et Mijou maybe...near Besancon(sp) or Pontalier(sp)). The house and barn were the same building, but not really sleeping with the cows :{). They had tow ropes for skiing in some of their pastures, a very nice family with three beautiful young daughters. 1977


4 posted on 01/27/2014 4:12:51 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: NormsRevenge

Sure. Reminds me of the time I told grandmother it wasn’t me, it was the dog.


5 posted on 01/27/2014 4:13:50 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Self-barbequing beef. The wonder of nature never ceases to amaze.


6 posted on 01/27/2014 4:14:26 PM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hey, pull my tail.


7 posted on 01/27/2014 4:15:34 PM PST by bgill
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To: NormsRevenge

I hate cows!

8 posted on 01/27/2014 4:21:51 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: NormsRevenge

This is exactly how the nursery ryhme line “the cow jumped over the moon” came to be. The was actually the way the ancient writer interpreted the rocket propelled cow’s lunar orbital flight.


9 posted on 01/27/2014 4:22:14 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Look here, Norm, do you expect me to get through this and keep a straight face?

Where DO you come up with this stuff. LOL!
(Except for that one poor cow injured.)


10 posted on 01/27/2014 4:22:39 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Gary Larson would have a hay day with this one.


11 posted on 01/27/2014 4:31:55 PM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Fester Chugabrew
I miss getting new Larson calendars every Christmas

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12 posted on 01/27/2014 4:43:36 PM PST by digger48
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To: NormsRevenge

So the Chicago fire was started by a kicked over lantern but O’Leary’s cow cutting the ‘cheese’!


13 posted on 01/27/2014 5:13:05 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Flatulent cows start fire at German dairy farm - police

German Police Arrest farmer for having WMD in his barn.

[Weapon of Moo Destruction]


14 posted on 01/27/2014 5:28:56 PM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: NormsRevenge

That part of the Pokot tribe which lives in the mountains of NW Kenya sometimes build two-level mud huts. The goats are on the ground floor and their body heat keeps the people above warmer during the night.

When we were conducting medical clinics up there, the people mentioned seeing ice on their water buckets some mornings... about 60 miles north of the Equator, but at 10,000’ elevation.


15 posted on 01/27/2014 5:36:55 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: TigersEye

Oh George, not the livestock.


16 posted on 01/27/2014 5:37:42 PM PST by Benito Cereno
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To: NormsRevenge
A static electric charge caused the gas to explode…

This is exactly why you have to keep your cows electrically grounded at all times, and in an inert atmosphere. They may not like it, but what price safety?

17 posted on 01/27/2014 5:37:45 PM PST by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I used to light mine when they broke the surface in the bath tub when I was a kid.


18 posted on 01/27/2014 5:56:04 PM PST by dalereed
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To: NormsRevenge

What, no video? I’m disappointed.


19 posted on 01/27/2014 5:56:22 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: NormsRevenge

His Arrogance is giving a speech tomorrow night. His science adviser might want to warn him of the dangers of any flame as he talks out of his a$$!


20 posted on 01/27/2014 5:56:30 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Stalin is smiling in Hell at how well Obama has copied his communist organization.)
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To: NormsRevenge

and remember when we were kids and tested this on local cows? the popular “Lets Light A Match To A Cows Ass” prank?


21 posted on 01/27/2014 6:06:29 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: NormsRevenge
BERLIN (Reuters) - Methane gas from 90 flatulent cows exploded in a German farm shed on Monday, damaging the roof and injuring one of the animals, police said.

Hindenburger.

22 posted on 01/27/2014 6:10:03 PM PST by Flick Lives (Got a problem with the government? Have a complaint. Get a free IRS audit!)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Right up there with Cow Tipping?

Or how to have your burger flame broiled, the natural way?


23 posted on 01/27/2014 6:21:41 PM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: NormsRevenge

One might wonder what the Hindu’s take on this would be.


24 posted on 01/27/2014 6:24:20 PM PST by mitch5501 ("make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things ye shall never fall")
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To: elcid1970

I have always wondered when a cow farts in the forest,does the odor kill a tree,letting it fall to the ground “making a noise”?


25 posted on 01/27/2014 6:28:46 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: NormsRevenge
Kinda reminds me of this commercial, played during a Super Bowl...

Bud Light 'Horse Fart'

26 posted on 01/27/2014 6:33:27 PM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

I’ve never seen a cow in the forest, even in Germany where the forest trails are intersecting grids, and cow herds are everywhere.

Could it mean that the cow is....rabid? “Vorsicht, Wildtollwut!” signs are everywhere in the forests. Many a hapless hiker’s last conscious sensation was the sound of the dreaded death moo.


27 posted on 01/27/2014 7:05:42 PM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Rebelbase
Self-barbecuing beef. The wonder of nature never ceases to amaze.

From Mars Attacks


28 posted on 01/30/2014 2:59:03 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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