Missouri rancher Lyn Mitchell can’t explain what’s been killing her cattle. Since December 2011, she’s found three of her cows dead on her Henry County ranch. Their reproductive organs were cut out and tongues removed in some precise surgical process that didn't even spill blood.
The first time it happened was December 2011. The latest deaths both happened this month. She found a cow with its utters removed on July 9. On July 19, she found another cow with its heart exposed and teats cut off.
Mitchell reported the deaths to the sheriff and had a veterinarian examine the animals, she told KSHN-TV. No one was able to say what happened to the cows, which are kept on an isolated piece of land. Mitchell never heard a thing.
“The more it happens, the more questions you get. And the more you learn, you find more and more things that make you ask more questions,” Mitchell told KSHB.
“Something happened to these cows and it’s not something that you see every day, it’s not in your normal, so something else is going on,” Mitchell said.
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