COLLIER COUNTY, Fla — A loose cow had a date with a dart gun after wandering away from home in Collier County today.
Collier County Sheriff’s Office Agriculture Bureau responded to the loose livestock near a farm off Tamiami Trail East between Collier Boulevard and State Road 92.
It was a total team effort to wrangle the cow.
First crews used horses to find the animal. After an unsuccessful search for the cow’s owners, a sergeant shot a dart into the cow to sedate it.
Crews waited for the sedative to kick in, and tied the cow with ropes.
Then, with the help of a slide and the muscle...