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Cow left in Asda by protesting farmer promoted to store manager

A dairy cow which was left in an Asda supermarket in Middlesbrough last month has been put in charge of running the store, it has emerged. Daisy had been taken to the store by farmer Kevin Pritchard as part of a nationwide protest against falling milk prices but has proven to be the best placed candidate to run the store.

‘Kevin left me in the shop while he went off to talk to the local journos,’ said Daisy. ‘When there was a bit of an altercation he was manhandled off the premises, leaving me stranded in Aisle 6, Dairy, Eggs & Cheese. I felt a bit spare so when an old lady asked me if I knew which aisle the Steradent was kept in I took her round to Aisle 2, Toiletries & Feminine Hygiene, and it started from there.’

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2015
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What went on in the snowdrift to stay in the snowdrift, confirm rescued rams

What?Two rams who were trapped in a snowdrift in Antrim for 23 days and only managed to escape after the recent warm weather caused a thaw, today steadfastly refused to talk about their ordeal.

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Posted: Apr 19th, 2013
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Dairy farmer discovers 60% of his cows are horses

farmer had a hell of a time getting them in for milkingInvestigators looking into the ongoing horsemeat in beef products scandal believe they may have traced the cause of the problem to a short-sighted farmer in Tipperary who was found to have a significant percentage of horses in his herd of ‘cows’.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2013
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Tanning salon’s budget ‘sheep-dip’ claims third victim

'Give me a reverse Michael Jackson, and quick!'Sharon Thwaites failed to emerge from Tan-tastic’s sheep dip-style immersion treatment on Monday. Police divers later recovered the 21-year-old’s body from the bottom of the tank.

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Posted: Jul 22nd, 2009
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Happy, uncomplaining farmer shunned by farming community

'nothing to moan about, really'The farming community is shunning a Shropshire farmer who told a local television news reporter that he was happy and had no complaints about his job. ‘Sunny’ Jim Jones, who has worked the land for thirty years, was filmed leaning against his tractor watching his herd of Friesians contentedly grazing under sunny blue skies; ‘I am up with the lark for the milking and out in the fields with the owls. It’s a great life I wouldn’t change for anything in the world.’ When asked by the reporter what he would like to complain about he stunned the TV news crew by saying ‘Well, nothing really.’

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Posted: Apr 9th, 2009
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