On his Benton County dairy farm, Rob Beauchamp now grows only crops, not cows. He was forced to sell off his 92-head of Holsteins when their milk output dropped significantly.
Minnesota has recorded its first case of anthrax in a cow since 2008. The Board of Animal Health said Friday that tests confirm a 4-year-cow found dead Monday on a farm in Pennington County of northwestern Minnesota died of anthrax. The beef herd had not been vaccinated against the disease. Board spokeswoman Bethany Hahn says a veterinarian will lift the quarantine on the herd 30 days after the cow’s death if there are no further cases.
It’s not that unusual for cows to get out of their pastures, and wander onto a country road. But for some folks in River Falls, Wis., it looked like these cows were trying to make a real break for it.
A Minnesota farmer has had a busy week after a thief in the night stole 26 of his cattle and sold them as his own.
For the second straight month, milk output has risen slightly in Wisconsin and held steady in Minnesota.
A woman has died after being attacked by a cow on her farm near Urbana.
A Wisconsin woman was critically injured when her minivan collided with a cow on a Minnesota interstate.
A man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle into a cow in the Tampa Bay area.