More than 75 goats and sheep escape from auction and roam streets
Greater than 75 goats and sheep had been being baaad animals on Wednesday after escaping an public sale and roaming close by streets in New Jersey.
The animals fled the Hackettstown Cattle Public sale on Wednesday evening. Officials from the Hackettstown Police Division spoke back to the scene and had been in a position to herd between 50-60 animals into their pen. A couple of excellent Samaritans additionally stepped in to assist herd the animals, police stated.
The animals had been in a position to flee after an “unsecured gate used to be driven open.” Police later secured the gate with rope so as to be sure every other breakout didn’t happen.
This used to be now not the primary time an animal has escaped the Hackettstown Cattle Public sale. Remaining yr, a goat named Fred fled the public sale and walked with a bunch of deer, WRNJ Radio reported.