Stewartville Farm Investigated for Dead, Thin Cows

Created: 03/17/2014 2:13 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An investigation is underway after someone reported dead and sick cows near Stewartville.

The call to authorities was made Friday afternoon.  When deputies arrived, they found a few dead cows, and dozens that appeared thin.

The deputy did find food and water that was available to the animals. The farmer said it's just been a hard winter.

At this point no citations have been issued, however the investigation continues.

This is the second such incident in our area in the last couple of weeks:

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