STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. -- Someone's stealing baby calves in Stanislaus County. In the past couple of weeks, 26 calves have been stolen.
Ten calves just one month old and weighing about 80 pounds each were stolen from a Dairy farm near Hilmar on July 1.
Then this morning another 16 baby calves, again all around a month old, were taken from the same farm near August Road and Cental Avenue near Hilmar.
In today's incident, dairy workers noticed the calves hutches were out of place and found one animal loose in the field.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the thefts asking anyone with information to contact them at (209) 525-7104. The calves have ear tags that say Hilmar on them.