RSPCA officers have rescued all 18 heifers from a truck that turned over in high winds near Pembrey, Carmarthenshire.

The incident happened on Wednesday 30 January at Brooklands farm in Penybedd, Pembrey. The area was exposed to strong gales and the truck overturned only five miles from its destination. Even though the vehicle ended up in a waterlogged ditch, RSPCA officers successfully
rescued all the trapped animals.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper said: “This was a very challenging situation but all the heifers were safely retrieved. I’d like to thank the police and fire and rescue for their help in facilitating such a
positive outcome.

RSPCA officers work tirelessly to improve animal welfare wherever we can and this rescue demonstrates our commitment to preventing cruelty and promoting kindness to animals”.

To help the RSPCA with rescues like this, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (Text costs £3 + one standard network rate message)