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Herd of calves stroll Indiana highway after escaping a farm

Posted at 10:43 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 22:43:35-05

LAPORTE (AP) — A herd of about 75 Holstein calves barreled down an Indiana highway after escaping a nearby farm.

The South Bend Tribune reported that all the cows were successfully rounded up, thanks to an off-duty officer who happened to be nearby in his department police car.

He quickly made a U-turn when he witnessed the cows running by Saturday in LaPorte County.

Capt. Derek Allen, a LaPorte County detective, as well as a number of volunteer firefighters and other onlookers, began corralling the calves as they moved south.

Police declined to identify the farmer whose cows had escaped.