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Woman shocked as cows fall through ceiling


Posted on Friday, 22 November, 2013 | Comment icon 23 comments


The cows had escaped from a nearby field. Image Credit: Keith Weller/USDA

Sue Marshall had been hoovering when an almighty crash in her workshop alerted her to an unusual visitor.

When Sue went to investigate the noise she had expected to find that a tree had fallen down but instead came face to face with a large cow that appeared to have fallen through the roof of her house.

No sooner had she coaxed the terrified animal back outside when she heard another tremendous crash from the workshop and discovered that a second cow had fallen through the ceiling at a different spot. It turned out that the startled bovines had escaped from a nearby field and had somehow managed to clamber on to the roof.

"The two cows were clearly distressed, the first careered out of the yard into an adjacent field, the second decided to hang around and made a bit of mess of the garden," she said.

The damage to the roof has since been repaired, as has the broken fence that facilitated the cows escape. "It's been quite a stressful experience; the cows clearly thought that there was some good grazing on the other side of the fence," she said. "The boundary has been repaired now so hopefully we won't be getting any more uninvited guests."

   
Source: Yahoo! News | Comments (23)

Tags: Cows


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #14 Posted by Junior Chubb on 22 November, 2013, 22:42
Holy flying cows Batman!
Comment icon #15 Posted by calaf on 22 November, 2013, 23:14
Tasteless! Wish I had thought of it first.
Comment icon #16 Posted by freetoroam on 22 November, 2013, 23:32
Her house is converted barn below the field and the cows walked down onto house, sounds as if the cows had a beef to settle for having their barn taken off them.
Comment icon #17 Posted by mumanster on 23 November, 2013, 1:09
All Moo..t puns, LOL good ones
Comment icon #18 Posted by susieice on 23 November, 2013, 2:51
The cows are coming home to roost.
Comment icon #19 Posted by Dave From Down Under on 23 November, 2013, 3:24
Udderly ridiculous - perhaps someone gave them a bum steer......also, did she ask them to mooooove out of the way?
Comment icon #20 Posted by cedarcarver1 on 23 November, 2013, 20:11
Luckily, all survived relatively unscathed. Headline coulda read, "Local woman held in Double Moo-der!"
Comment icon #21 Posted by Bean85 on 27 November, 2013, 9:41
when i saw the topic i was thinking that Aliens had something to do with it :)
Comment icon #22 Posted by gatekeeper32 on 28 November, 2013, 21:16
So that is where the cow went from Twister
Comment icon #23 Posted by Ever After on 28 November, 2013, 21:57
Rose Nylund read this and smiled from ear to ear.
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