Created: 03/17/2014 2:13 PM KAALtv.com
(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: http://www.kaaltv.com/article/stories/S3364095.shtml