Farmer calls cops after finding tiger in the barn

· February 6, 2018

Over the weekend, a Scottish farmer got “a hell of a scare” when he went to check on his 200 pregnant cows and found a tiger in the barn. Bruce Grubb, 24, called in armed officers, who held an hour-long standoff with the cat, trying to figure out the best way to approach it. Authorities […]

Georgia FFA chapter loses more than 50 pigs in barn fire

· November 20, 2017

Our hearts go out to this Georgia FFA chapter, who lost more than 50 show pigs after a barn fire early Saturday morning. The barn belonged to the Houston County Board of Education and was a total loss after the fire. After news of the fire hit social media, Perry High held a meeting for […]

60 pigs, 40 heifers perish in New York barn fire

· September 20, 2017

A GoFundMe account has been set up for a Washington County New York family after a devastating barn fire killed 60 pigs and 40 heifers. According to The Post Star, Dick Burch was loading hay in the northeast corner of the barn around 4 p.m. Sunday when he noticed the fire break out in some […]

120 dairy cows die in Pennsylvania barn fire

· August 3, 2017

Our hearts go out to this Pennsylvania dairy after a barn fire Wednesday morning took the lives of 120 cows. The owners of Amazing Grace Dairy, located in West Salem Township, called in the fire around 2:47 a.m. Preliminary investigation has ruled the fire accidental and may have been caused by a recent storm that […]

If hay is damp when baled, danger can really flare up

· July 26, 2016

Rainy weather leading up to a hay harvest is more than just inconvenient — it could be downright tragic. That’s because in storage, wet hay can be a breeding ground for bacteria that release heat and cause mold formation. According to Purdue Extension, this kind of situation increases the risk of spontaneous combustion and, ultimately, barn […]

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