A cautionary tale from Ireland

When Irish farmer, Dominic Leonard, was crushed by one of his cows, he suffered serious head injuries. In a video he describes the attack, the aftermath of his injuries, and the effect it had on him and his family. "It’s so easy to become complacent. When you do it every morning like I was doing and... Continue Reading →

Trampling season well under way

Spring has sprung and summer is here, and the cows are out in the fields. And so the fields have become dangerous places to be. Here we report three recent cattle attacks. Cattle attack in Cheshire May 19th: A 38-year-old man, Adam Delves, was attacked in Cheshire, while walking along a public path through a field. A group of... Continue Reading →

It’s not just humans…

Limousin cows are the breed we most often feature in our Horror Stories section. Why? Because they are now the commonest type of beef cattle farmed in the UK, and because Limousin cows do seem to be more aggressive than traditional British breeds. It’s not just humans who are at risk. Just look at what happened... Continue Reading →

Another trample on Devil’s Dyke

They say lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but cows certainly can. This week, a man was attacked while walking in a local beauty spot on the South Downs Way, a place called Devil's Dyke. The victim was airlifted to hospital with head and chest injuries. You can read the report in the... Continue Reading →

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