AAA  Dec. 7, 2014 11:30 AM ET
MOO-ve over! Cows saunter through Minnesota town
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In this Dec. 3, 2014 photo provided by Jeffrey Chandler six wayward dairy cows saunter down the main drag in Red Wing, Minn., a small city tucked along the Mississippi River. Authorities say the owner noticed the cattle were missing when he returned to his farm in Hager City, Wis., and figured they were in Red Wing where he had stopped. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Chaldler)

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(AP) — You could say these cows were on the MOO-ve.

Six wayward dairy cows sauntered down the main drag in Red Wing, Minnesota, a small city tucked along the Mississippi River.

Chief Roger Pohlman says it took three officers to corral the black-and-white cows Wednesday night.

Pohlman says the owner is a farmer from Hager City, Wisconsin, who was passing through Red Wing. He says the owner called police when he noticed his trailer gate was down and he was missing a few Holstein after returning to his farm. He had stopped in Red Wing and figured that's where they got out.

The chief says the officers herded the cows into a parking enclosure. He says it's a good thing they were dairy cows, because they're more cooperative than beef cattle.

Associated Press
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