ALLEGAN COUNTY (WWJ) – A low-speed chase in reverse for police on a Michigan highway to catch a … cow.

While it wasn’t an udder disaster – traffic came to a stand-still along US 31 Sunday afternoon while the cow made a mad-dash for freedom.

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The cow made its way against traffic to the surprise of drivers as police tried to corral the cow on the highway in Allegan County — just south of Grand Rapids.

WOOD-TV reports the cow belonged to nearby Silver Dollar Rodeo and was captured and returned safely home.

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