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May 2, 2014 / V A Nichols

Cleburne County: animals out of control

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“Cleburne County Administrator Steve Swafford said the county hasn’t received any requests for help with the dog problem and he’s not sure what it could provide. But he’s sure the farmers will figure out how to handle it.”

When dogs attack cattle, farmers aren’t sure who should get the call

RANBURNE — Cleburne County cattle farmer Ashley Truett has lost two calves and a cow in the last month to dogs that have been attacking herds in the Lecta area near Ranburne.

He’s got two or three other cows that have had chunks taken out of their ears by the dogs, Truett said.

“They’re coming from that wooded area up north,” he said pointing to a clump of trees behind his home Wednesday morning. “They come at night and they take off when they see you.”

The dog attacks have been happening for the last couple of months, local farmers…

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