Cattle Magazine Health How common is it for walkers to be killed by cows? – BBC News

How common is it for walkers to be killed by cows? – BBC News




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A deputy head teacher killed by cows this week was the second dog walker to die after being fatally injured by cattle in Yorkshire this year.

Dave Clark was

attacked in fields near Richmond on Monday.

In May, an 82-year-old man died from injuries he sustained while walking with his wife and dogs in the Yorkshire Dales.

But how common are these incidents and what can walkers do to protect themselves?

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How many cow-related deaths are there?

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Members of the public are rarely
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