Cow Runs Away From Home, Goes to McDonald's

Darcy the dairy cow found at takeout window
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 24, 2012 2:13 PM CDT
Cow Runs Away From Home, Goes to McDonald's
Yes, I'd like to order some chicken McNuggets?   (Flickr)

(Newser) – What did the dairy cow order when she got to the drive-thru window at McDonalds? Nothing—she just wanted a little attention. That's what Sandy Winn says was the reason her cow, Darcy, wandered from her pen on Friday and ended up at the takeout window of the fast-food restaurant a half-mile away in Brush, Colorado.

Winn tells KUSA-TV that Darcy is a good cow until she's bored—and then she goes looking for attention. Winn didn't know Darcy had escaped until police called asking if the family owned a dairy cow. She says they told her it was "up at McDonalds," so she fetched the cow and took her home. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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