Wayward Wanderers Walking Group

Cattle Attacks

August 24, 2009, prb, Comments: 0

Number of attacks by cows with young calves appears to be increasing


Attacks by cattle on walkers are in the news, following three fatalities in the last three months.  It seems that cows with young calves, being very protective of their young, will sometimes be spooked by walkers with dogs.  The advice from the Ramblers Association and the NFU is to let the dog free - it will run to safety- and make sure you take action to save yourself.  The Ramblers Association have articles and pdf files on the subject on their site:  
   http://www.ramblers.org.uk/



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