Five Cows Found Dead At Ashland County Intersection

  • 2/18/2019 9:38:49 AM
  • Joe Lyons
  • Local News

ASHLAND COUNTY, OH - Five cows were found deceased in Ashland County over the weekend. 

The Ashland County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of County Road 251 and County Road 1302 after receiving a call from a driver stating that they saw a deceased cow at the location. 

Upon arrival, Deputies found five dead cows, as well as several cattle that were neglected. 

One cow was in desperate need of care. The Humane Society of Ashland County, as well as area hospitals, assisted the sheriff's office to load the sick cow to be transported for treatment. After preliminary care, the cow was transported to Columbus for further treatment. 

The Humane Society of Ashland brought hay and feed for the remaining cattle. 

The sheriff's office states that the investigation will continue. No charges have been made at this time to the owner of the cattle. Deputies stated on the scene that this was not the first time they have responded to this location. 

The case remains under investigation. Check back for more details as they become available. 

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