In Cherry Valley
CHERRY VALLEY – A herd of 80-100 Buffalo reported on the loose in this town’s Honey Hill Road section for almost are still at large and worrying neighbors, according to a post by Lisa Hershey, who lives in the town.
“This is real and serious,” she said, adding that people are carrying shotguns in the event they need to protect themselves.
“Their average speed is 35 miles per hour and they weigh 2,500 pounds,” she said. “They are aggressive and charge and can’t be herded. They can run through pretty much any fence.”
A neighbor, Lucy Proper, who was out of town, told WKTV she arrived home Friday to find the herd had been loose for four days. “They’re wreaking damage,” she said. “We’re loosing all our second cutting; they are destroying hay bales.”
She alerted state police and DEC police, but Hershey was reporting today the situation has yet to be resolved.