Cows in the New Forest are having their horns removed after a rise in cattle attacks

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A highland cow in the village Bramshaw in the New Forest. Highland and Longhorn breeds would be exempt as they are 'lumbering beasts' that don't pose a threat to the public.<br />
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Hundreds of cows in the New Forest are having their horns removed following a worrying rise in cattle attacks on dog walkers.<br />
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While many owners are agreeing to dehorn their livestock to reduce the risk of serious injury to the public, others object and compare it to 'going into the jungle to remove the claws from a tiger.'<br />
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They blame a 'decline in sensible behaviour among forest users' for the increase in the attacks.