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A herd of 19 heifers and steers stolen from a Kingman Countyfarm mysteriously made it back home safe and sound.

Dustin Cooke, an investigator with the Kingman County Sheriff'sOffice, said Thursday that the investigation is still ongoing.

"I think there are things that don't add up yet as to why theyappeared back home when they were no where around," he said, adding thedepartment has no suspects at this time.

The Construction, Agriculture Livestock Information Network reportedthat the livestock were stolen between May 9 and May 14. The cattle are solidblack with a few having black and white faces. They weight between 400 to 600pounds. They have yellow ear tags in the left ear with a letter numbersequence -- the name Ayers underneath. 

The cattle also have fresh brands of rocker A on the left hip.

Cooke credits the media and the spread of the case through CALENfor the successful return.

"It might be that we got it to the media quick enough and someonegot nervous and brought them back," he said. "Somehow, they arrived home."

CALEN is a network of law enforcement and others that reportsmissing agriculture and construction items through its list serve and Facebookpage. It's based in Sedgwick County.

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