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Cow stuck in slurry pit near Harrogate

Large animal rescue in progress near Harrogate with specialist animal rescue crews from Ripon and Tadcaster

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 9:44am 7th March 2018. (Updated at 10:14am 7th March 2018)

A cow has been rescued near Harrogate this morning after becoming stuck in a slurry pit.

Specialist animal rescue teams were called in this morning to help with the rescue at Leathley.

The cow, which fire crews have named 'Buttercup, is now in the care of vets.

She is believed to be unharmed.

These images were tweeted by Ben Cairns, who is North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Station Manager based in the Harrogate District:

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