Crews capture cows roaming streets of Doral, golf course
DORAL, Fla. (WSVN) -- Crews have captured a pair of cows that escaped from a nearby farm, Friday morning.
The cows were first spotted roaming the streets, Friday morning near strip malls in the area of 57th Street and Northwest 107th Avenue.
Doral Police used sticks, poles and even their police cruisers to corral the livestock on to nearby Jim McLean Signature golf course on 104th Avenue and Northwest 50th Street.
Crews were able to get the cows against a fence and eventually inside a wagon. This was an hour long effort in part of police, animal rescue officials and many others.
A spokesperson for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said, "When you have cows loose in the city it is never easy. If we had corral panels with us here it would have been much easier or experienced cow handlers but these guys shaped up real quick and did a great job."
Earlier in the day, a golf attendant tried to usher the cows off the golf course using a golf cart. "Him and the police officers are doing what they need to do to get them off the golf course," said golf supervisor Ryan Rungee. "
A rancher who lives nearby was also expected to arrive on scene to capture the cows and eventually return the animals to their owner. "We're in the process of doing that," said Rungee. "Once we figure everything out, we'll have it under control."
The cows are safe and no one was injured.
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