You wouldn't think two 700 pound animals could simply vanish, but a South Langley family is on the lookout for some missing steers.
Brandon Koch, a 14-year-old 4H member, was raising the two steers for auction next August at the PNE.
His mother Kristina said that on Dec. 10, Brandon fed them as usual in the evening.
The next morning at 7: 30 a.m., the steers were gone and a door to the barn was open.
The family lives in the 3000 block of 230th Street, a rural area with plenty of fields - but most of them are fenced.
After two days of searching, they haven't found hide nor hair of the missing steers.
Although the animals had escaped once before, they didn't go far and were quickly rounded up on that occasion, said Kristina.
The family isn't sure if the animals escaped, or were stolen, Kristina said.
The family has contacted the Langley Animal Protection Society, which has dealt with missing livestock before.
They are also watching auctions, especially keeping an eye out for the rarer of the two steers, a black and white belted Galloway.
Anyone who has spotted the steers can call the Langley Animal Protection Society at 604-857-5055.
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