Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Cows Crash Through England Artist’s Roof

LAMORNA, England, Nov. 21 (UPI) — A British artist said she and her loom “miraculously” evaded injury when a pair of cows fell through the roof of her workshop.

Sue Marshall, 77, said she was vacuuming in her Lamorna, England, kitchen when the cows crashed through her roof and landed next to her loom, the BBC reported Thursday.

Marshall said the cows, which were not injured, broke through a fence in a field overlooking the building.

“I heard a terrific crash. I ran outside thinking a tree had come down,” Marshall said. “Then I noticed a hole in the roof and a cow looking at me through the door. It was skidding about on wool and a broken table and skylight.”

“Each one miraculously missed my loom,” she said.

Marshall said the farmer next door has reinforced the fence to make sure the cows stay contained.

Alan Goddard of insurers Cornish Mutual said the June incident highlights a safety issue.

“This very unusual case really does highlight the importance of keeping boundary fences in good condition,” he said. “Fortunately, no one was physically harmed and neither of the cows suffered any injuries. Livestock owners are potentially liable through common law and statute for accidents caused by animals straying, so land or animal owners should ensure that all fences are kept in reasonable order at all times.”

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Cows Crash Through England Artist’s Roof”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.