Cow put down after fire crews called to animal stuck in cattle grid
The Fire services were called to reports of a cow with its foot stuck in a cattle grid in Canal Banks, Exeter at 08:55 this morning.
One appliance from Danes Castle was mobilised to this incident, together with the specialist rescue team based at Service Head Quarters.
Upon arrival crews confirmed one cow with its foot in cattle grid was trapped and crews got to work liaising with the vet who was one scene.
Crews confirmed the vet had put the cow down, due to the lenght of time being trapped, and would not recover.
The cow was recovered from being trapped using telehandler and left in the hands of the vet.