Derbyshire fire fighters rescue dehydrated calf from muddy bog
Date of alert:
Monday, 23 October 2023
The patch of mud was around 30 metres across and the calf had sunk into the bog.
A member of the public spotted her struggling and unable to escape and contacted the RSPCA on Monday, October 9.
Inspector Annette Della-Porta raced to the field in Chatterley Parkway. Firefighters from Nottinghamshire and a large animal rescue crew from Derbyshire were also contacted and were able to use specialist equipment to haul the young cow to safety.