Arkansas farmer loses 26 cattle to lightning bolt

· March 5, 2018

Our hearts go out to this Lonsdale, Arkansas farmer who lost 26 cattle last week after a lightning bolt hit a barbed wire they were standing near. According to KARK 4 News, the cows and calves were lined up against the barbed wire fence, seeking shelter during Wednesday night’s storms, when lighting struck the fence. […]

Lightning bolt kills Colorado woman, horse

· May 8, 2017

Our hearts go out to these families from Douglas County, Colorado, after a woman and her horse were killed and a teenager was seriously injured from lightning Sunday afternoon. According to KRDO NewsChannel 13, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reported a 37-year-old woman and the horse she was riding died on scene. A 15-year-old girl, […]

Missouri dairy farm loses 32 cows to lightning

· May 3, 2017

Our thoughts are with these Springfield, Missouri dairy farmers who lost 32 cows over the weekend to lightning. According to the Springfield News-Leader, Jared Blackwelder and his wife, Misty, some some lightning Saturday morning after the morning feeding, but it wasn’t until Jared headed back to the pasture to fetch the cows for their evening […]

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