15 Nov 2014

Farmer stable after cow attack

8:51 pm on 15 November 2014

An Opotoki farmer is in Whakatane hospital in a stable condition after being attacked by one of his cows.

The rescue helicopter crew said the 50-year-old man and his wife were working in the stock yards with a herd of cows when one attacked the man three times.

The farmer had serious chest injuries and has been flown to Whakatane hospital.