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Lightning storms kill more than 60 cows in southern Chile

Wednesday, April 9th 2014 - 07:13 UTC
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Ranchers in southern Chile say a series of lightning strikes has killed more than 60 of their dairy cows, costing the cattle owners thousands of dollars. Torrential storms and lightning on Sunday spawned the strikes in south-central Chile. Read full article

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  • Anglotino

    It must have been shocking!

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 07:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    CFK - “cowed” by the frightening storm.

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 07:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

    Insurance scam!

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 11:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    @3 Be nice...
    back in 'Straya up near Chillyton on Campo Frank we have a lot of lightning strikes... had about 20 hectares ( and the down wind neighbour about 50 ) burnt out last summer after a 'strike..... I've never lost a cow...

    Had a near miss in Anto with my other home the other day... maybe that was a warning from the gods about poaching scallops in the marine reserve at the Rinconado a few weeks earlier... mind you they were very good poached.....

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 11:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    La pacha mama se gusta la parilla....

    :-)

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 12:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CaptainSilver

    If this had happened in Argentina Axel would no doubt be claiming it was English sepoys!

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 04:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Cap'n! It was the CIA! Surprised you haven't read it in the VNZA/Argie press yet!
    Yes, they are tying to undermine the Economy! The Cold War still exists!
    It is the 1970s! Do try and keep up!
    Bhaaaahahahahaha!

    Apr 09th, 2014 - 11:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GFace

    Awwww now they're probably all “'Well' Done” :0(

    Apr 10th, 2014 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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