A cow being rescued from a swimming pool©Robin Jones/Rex
Farming groups fear animal welfare will suffer after a Welsh fire authority announced plans to axe a rescue service for stranded livestock. North Wales Fire Service’s specialist unit attends 10 emergencies a year to rescue livestock from situations such as slurry lagoons, ditches or waterways.  See also: Photos: Curious cow rescued from wartime pillbox But the unit is being disbanded as part of a bid by the local authority to save £3.5m over the next five years. The fire service said the […]
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