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Published:January 28th, 2014 09:23 EST
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Farting Cows Start Fire At German Dairy Farm: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Methane gas from 90 flatulent cows exploded in a German farm shed on Monday, damaging the roof and injuring one of the animals, police said.

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High levels of the gas had built up in the structure in the central German town of Rasdorf, then  `a static electric charge caused the gas to explode with flashes of flames,` the force said in a statement."

Reuters

Holy Cow!

Don`t ever accuse me of failing to cover serious subjects, here`s the beef, as they say:

Cows are the most comical creatures in the animal kingdom; they are jumping over the moon, falling through barn roofs or farting up a storm.

These hapless cows not only produced a lot of milk, but they also generated enough methane gas to blow up their dairy farm.

The fire wasn`t big enough to create a gigantic barbeque, but one poor cow was treated for burns.

Cows suffer enough indignities; please don`t add insult to injury by engaging in the sadistic game of cow tipping.

I think I`ve milked enough humor out of this story...

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