A Kansas cow escaped from a processing plant and went down preventing, charging at a police officer and taking a bullet earlier than finally being caught and despatched again to the plant.
Brock Volkman of Richards Chilly Storage within the metropolis of Valley Middle informed The Wichita Eagle that the cow escaped on Thursday whereas a buyer was bringing her to be butchered.
The Valley Middle Division of Public Security posted in regards to the occasion on Fb, saying that the cow took off and finally made her manner onto some railroad tracks. An officer was trying to get her off the tracks when she charged at him, at which level he shot the cow.
However a bullet didn’t cease her, a police consultant informed HuffPost.
“Officers adopted her one other mile by means of fields earlier than representatives from the processing locker caught her,” a spokesperson for the division informed HuffPost in a Fb message.
However her bid for freedom got here to a tragic finish. Volkman informed the Eagle that the cow being shot didn’t harm the meat.
Although some animals that escape slaughter are finally rescued and despatched to sanctuaries, the police spokesperson mentioned this cow’s destiny was out of the division’s arms.
“Taking her to an animal rescue would have been a call the proprietor must have made,” the spokesperson mentioned.