I know I was lucky to have survived. My advice to others is here...
I was one of those walkers who felt that people who worried about cows were just townies who didn’t understand them,
Three years ago, Mrs CW was quietly crossing a field with her dog on a lead. A cow first knocked her down from behind, and then subjected her to a terrifying trampling attack. Mrs CW sustained serious injuries - with multiple fractures - and spent time in intensive care, before starting to learn to walk again. We... Continue Reading →
Mick Burton is an experienced walker and group leader. Here he shares his tips for staying safe while walking through cattle. I lead a group of walkers every Thursday in rural Leicestershire. To date, although our walks often take us through fields of cows, we have avoided dangerous situations. Let me share with you some of... Continue Reading →
Many visitors to our Killer Cows site have suggested the use of electric fencing to keep cattle separated from walkers on a public footpath. One of our commentators, Martin, has taken the time to create a simple diagram to explain how the fencing could be moved during the day to allow cattle access to the whole field,... Continue Reading →
David describes his lengthy battle to achieve compensation for his injuries after being attacked by cattle. Despite the many setbacks, he recommends taking legal action if you are the victim of a cattle attack, and he explains why. Read David's article here: Thinking of suing? Pitfalls and delays Libby found a sympathetic lawyer, who made sure she understood... Continue Reading →