A 61-year-old farmer from Hinstock, Market Drayton, is said to be in a stable condition after being attacked by a bull on Saturday, January 23.
Basil Harper suffered spinal injuries when he was struck in the back by one his bulls on his farm near Market Drayton.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to a farm at around 9.00am. An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A spokesman from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “Crews arrived to find the man who had suffered suspected back and pelvic injuries. The farmer was in considerably pain after being injured by the bull.
“The man received emergency treatment at the scene by medics including pain relief. Following treatment the man was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency treatment.”
Last year, the Health and Safety Executive figures showed in the last five years there were 160 worker fatalities, with 23 of those being caused by injuries sustained from an animal.