The steaks are high! Runaway cow is found stranded on ROOF in Germany

Runaway cow is found stranded on a ROOF in Germany 

The steaks are high! Runaway cow is found stranded on a ROOF in Germany

  • 600lb animal clambered on top of a garage a in Maichingen, southern Germany
  • Animal ended up stranded after escaping from a farm in the village with its calf 
  • The animal was sedated and a crane was used to lift it from an adjoining garden

This is the bizarre moment a cow was found stranded on a roof after it broke out of a farm in Germany.

The 600lb animal clambered on top of a garage after wandering the streets of Maichingen, a village in southern Germany.

A helicopter was called in as experts launched a tense rescue operation. 

Vets tried to sedate the cow only for the dazed animal to jump one metre from the roof into an adjoining garden.

A cow was found stranded on a roof after it broke out of a farm in Maichingen, a village in southern Germany

The brown and white cow eventually fell unconscious and a crane was brought in to lift it to safety.

Three attempts were needed before it could be transported back to its farm.

Despite suffering only a few grazes, it is unclear whether the cow will recover from the stressful ordeal.


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According to Leonberger Kreiszeitung, the cow had earlier escaped from its farm along with its calf.

While the calf was seized, its mother could not be captured and continued to roam the streets.

It then managed to clamber up a metre on to the roof from a garden behind the garages at about 8am local time.

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