Pearl River Narcotics finds home for orphan calf

Published 1:53 pm Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Joe Garcia with the Pearl River County Narcotics Department received an unusual call on Tuesday, March, 22.


A local farm in Poplarville, MS had called in regards to finding a new home for their orphan calf. Unfortunately, the mother of the calf died and the farm was intent on finding it a good nursing home. Garcia has his own farm, GA Farm so his reputation led to him receiving this call.

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He and his team went to the farm and caught the calf. Later, Garcia was able to connect with a female farmer at the Sheriff’s Office that was willing to take care of it. Garcia said she will bottle-feed it and raise it to adulthood.