Cow butchered by thieves in Essex field

Thieves have killed and butchered an in-calf cow in an Essex field.

The farmer made the gruesome discovery of the cow’s hide, entrails and four feet in the gateway to the field near the junction of the M25/M11. He has asked for help in tracking down the perpetrators.

Anyone who has information can use Farmers Weekly’s Crime Register to contact the farmer.

Enter the term “cow slaughtered” in the search box to view the crime or use the map to locate its whereabouts. Click on the highlighted title “cow slaughtered” and then use the private email message facility to provide information direct to the farmer.

Be warned, the picture may be disturbing.

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