Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Farmer devastated to discover lightning strike killed 32 of his dairy cows.
Farmer devastated to discover lightning strike killed 32 of his dairy cows.In Missouri,Springfield farmer Jared Blackwelder Springfield farmer and his wife, Misty, heard some crashes Saturday morning after feeding the dairy cows, they didn't think anything of it. Blackwelder headed back to the pasture to fetch the cows for their evening milking, he walked upon a devastating sight: his 32 dairy cows piled on top of each other, lifeless on the mulch. They had been struck by lightning. A local veterinarian who performed the inspection, confirming lightning killed the cows, told Coday that until now, six was the most he'd ever seen. The cows were most likely grouping up under the trees to protect themselves from the storm. continue