Farmer stunned to find 10 cows killed by lightning in scene like ‘war zone’
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, July 28, 2017 12:09PM EDT
Last Updated Friday, July 28, 2017 2:55PM EDT
VERNON BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Ten P.E.I. cows have been killed by a lightning strike so powerful it appears to have tossed some of the animals over a fence.
Veteran farmer Blair Henry said the grim discovery of six cows and four calves was difficult — he thought fondly of the animals he considered pets, having raised some of them for the last decade.
“It was hard to believe that lightning could kill that many,” he said from his farm Friday. “It’s the animals themselves, you know, they’re like your pets.”………..