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Cow Injures Two in Escape From Abattoir
The Local ^ | 12 Mar 2014

Posted on 03/12/2014 4:30:25 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A cow injured two men in central Germany on Wednesday while making a break for freedom from an abattoir. One of the victims was so badly hurt he had to go to hospital.

A farmer in Hesse planned to take the eight-year-old cow to slaughter. But as he was unloading her from the truck, she bolted, injuring the 66-year-old driver on her way out.

The animal raced about 500 metres away from the abattoir at Tann near Fulda at around 10am, eventually coming across two brothers who were walking down the road carrying tools.

One of the men, a 53-year-old who was holding a chainsaw, locked eyes with the cow before it charged at him and forced the man between two logs which left him seriously injured.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, police said in a statement.

After leaving the man wedged between the two logs, the runaway cow continued down the road before eventually turning into a meadow where she found another herd of cows.

Unfortunately, her sudden arrival did not go unnoticed and she was eventually shot by a hunter leader who was responsible for the area.


TOPICS: Food; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: beef; germany; hesse; napl; slaughterhouse

1 posted on 03/12/2014 4:30:25 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Can you blame her?


2 posted on 03/12/2014 4:31:58 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: nickcarraway
She had to make a run for it. These guys are lousy drivers.


3 posted on 03/12/2014 4:35:19 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: COBOL2Java

No


4 posted on 03/12/2014 4:39:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

It cud have been a lot worse.


5 posted on 03/12/2014 4:40:59 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: nickcarraway

Cows with guns.


6 posted on 03/12/2014 4:41:04 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Darksheare
We will fight for bovine free-dom and hold our big heads high
We will run free with the buffalo or die!
7 posted on 03/12/2014 4:43:11 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: nickcarraway

This kinda makes me sad. :-(


8 posted on 03/12/2014 4:44:05 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Darksheare
Cows with guns.

Here ya go!

http://www.shagrat.net/Portfolio/cows.swf

9 posted on 03/12/2014 4:52:23 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

I saw the song somewhere..
Hang on a second.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5s5qGg01nE


10 posted on 03/12/2014 4:53:59 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: nickcarraway; Slings and Arrows

“Moo...”
[BANG!]
“...Mooo.”


11 posted on 03/12/2014 4:54:39 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Darksheare

We will fight for bovine freedom and hold our large heads high.


12 posted on 03/12/2014 4:57:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: nickcarraway
Again!?
13 posted on 03/12/2014 5:00:07 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: cripplecreek

Mr. Baldwin (back in the 80’s) had his bull unhitch the gate and lead the dairy cows down route 517.
Mr. Baldwin rolled up on his Big Red, jumped off, cracked the bull on the butt and yelled “Go Home!”
The bull did the snivel lip, turned, and led the girls back home.


14 posted on 03/12/2014 5:00:13 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: nickcarraway

Fetchez la vache!


15 posted on 03/12/2014 5:01:51 PM PDT by Blogatron (Racist, sexist, bigot, homophobe, denier, polluterÂ… not timmid of your invective.)
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To: GreenHornet
It cud have been a lot worse.

Yep. It's always one thing or de udder.

16 posted on 03/12/2014 5:02:02 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: RichInOC; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Darksheare beat me to the song reference. Post #10, y'all.


17 posted on 03/12/2014 5:02:15 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Billthedrill

The steaks were pretty high for the cows.


18 posted on 03/12/2014 5:05:26 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: nickcarraway

The cow should have been reprieved and sent to a pasture to live her remaining days. Just because.


19 posted on 03/12/2014 5:14:09 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: nickcarraway

RUN BOSSIE!!


20 posted on 03/12/2014 5:14:51 PM PDT by Chickensoup (leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

I’m with you.Just because.


21 posted on 03/12/2014 5:17:40 PM PDT by mitch5501 ("make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things ye shall never fall")
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To: nickcarraway

Didn’t make it through the Fulda Gap...


22 posted on 03/12/2014 5:21:53 PM PDT by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
The cow should have been reprieved and sent to a pasture to live her remaining days. Just because.

Agree. It would have been the honorable thing to do.

23 posted on 03/12/2014 5:29:00 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: nickcarraway

geez over here we have a heart and if a cow escapes we’ll let it live.


24 posted on 03/12/2014 5:41:42 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: GreenHornet

That remark is udderly corny.


25 posted on 03/12/2014 5:51:15 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Pining_4_TX

All of you punsters are milking this.


26 posted on 03/12/2014 6:23:54 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: nickcarraway

Sounds like a disposition cull to me. Any of our cattle ever show aggression towards us, they went to the sale barn or filled our freezer.


27 posted on 03/12/2014 9:34:54 PM PDT by wyokostur
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To: Bigg Red

You’re right. Maybe we are ruminating on this too much and it cud get ridiculous.


28 posted on 03/16/2014 10:03:04 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Ah, a late response, but I am pretty sure you won.
Ungulate than never....


29 posted on 03/17/2014 12:41:10 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Bigg Red

Love my fellow Freepers. They are a talented bunch, make me laugh, and give me much on which to ruminate.


30 posted on 04/01/2014 6:50:51 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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