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Cow Rescue, Andover

Cow Rescue, Andover

One of the most memorable recent incidents was near Andover. A herd of cows knowing that the grass is always greener broke into a neighbouring garden under cover of darkness. The game was up at dawn however and whilst making their escape, one dropped into the swimming pool after attempting to walk across the pool cover! Fire crews from Andover arrived to find a pregnant heifer swimming in the deep end. They swiftly got to work emptying the water and disentangled the shredded pool cover from around the animal. This effectively saved the animal's life but they were then faced with a 600 kg cow looking very sorry for itself at the shallow end.