Pregnant cow shot, killed on Weare NH farm

A family in Weare is asking for answers after a pregnant cow was shot and killed on their farm.New Hampshire Fish and Game officials said the cow was shot on Sunday at some point from early morning to midday. The cow and her unborn calf were killed.Fish and Game officials said the cow was shot with a muzzleloader. Because it’s muzzleloader season, they believe a careless hunter shot the farm animal.The family who owns the farm and 85 acres of land said that hunters use their land and deer show up often, but none of their cows have ever been shot before. They hope that whoever is responsible comes forward.Fish and Game officials said they are following up on some leads. Whoever is responsible could face a charge of negligent discharge, hefty fines and a loss of their license.

A family in Weare is asking for answers after a pregnant cow was shot and killed on their farm.

New Hampshire Fish and Game officials said the cow was shot on Sunday at some point from early morning to midday.

The cow and her unborn calf were killed.

Fish and Game officials said the cow was shot with a muzzleloader. Because it’s muzzleloader season, they believe a careless hunter shot the farm animal.

The family who owns the farm and 85 acres of land said that hunters use their land and deer show up often, but none of their cows have ever been shot before. They hope that whoever is responsible comes forward.

Fish and Game officials said they are following up on some leads. Whoever is responsible could face a charge of negligent discharge, hefty fines and a loss of their license.