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Stalking the Herd by Christopher O'Brien (2014)

Stalking the Herd; Unraveling the Cattle Mutilation Mystery is an epic volume of work. At around 550 pages, it is the most comprehensive study of cattle mutilation I have ever seen. It begins with the history of our relationship to cattle, throughout time, through myth and ritual, and the horrible way in which we process cattle today. He covers cases of mutes (as they are called) in the middle ages and right up to the present eruption of cases in the mid-1900's. The book goes deep into the various incidents through the decades of the modern phenomena, taking everything apart in depth. At the end, Christopher tries to bring all the data to some sort of logical conclusion. The problem is disturbing and perplexing. You will walk away from reading this with a very different view of what really may be going on, and there aren't any easy answers. The implications are both confusing and disturbing. You will see that there seem to be at least two distinct things going on, one involving the government or some similar earthly agency (and why they would be doing this is even more worrisome) and another that is highly strange and hard to explain with any known earthly means. It's a mystery where, every time you think you know what is going on, you get the rug pulled out from beneath you. The author himself had some strange synchronicity while working on the book as well. I think this is an important piece of work. It is not full of speculation and pet theories. It is facts, laid out bare, and compiled to for some kind of overview, really for the first time. A must read.

 

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Christopher O'Brien on Cattle Mutilations: Part 1 - May 17, 2014

 

 
 
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Christopher O'Brien has a new book out entitled. Stalking the Herd, which is one of the most the most thoroughly researched books ever published on Cattle Mutilations. In part one of this interview, we discuss the phenomena in general, we talk about it's history, and the first cases. We do get into the levels of high strangeness, as well as the mundane cases. Chris will be back in June for Part 2.
 
From 1992 to 2002 Christopher O'Brien investigated over one thousand paranormal events reported in the San Luis Valley—located in south-central Colorado/north-central New Mexico.
 
Working with law enforcement officials, ex-military, ranchers and an extensive network of skywatchers, he documented what may have been the most intense wave of unexplained activity ever seen in a single region of North America.
 
His ten-year investigation resulted in the three books of his “mysterious valley” trilogy: The Mysterious Valley, Enter the Valley, and Secrets of the Mysterious Valley.
 
His meticulous field investigation of UFO reports, unexplained livestock deaths, Native American legends, cryptozoology, secret military activity and the folklore, found in the world's largest alpine valley, has produced one of the largest databases of unusual occurrences gathered from a single geographic region. He is currently working with a team of specialists installing a high-tech video surveillance and hard-data monitoring system in and around the San Luis Valley.
 
He has also authored Stalking the Tricksters which is published by Adventures Unlimited Press. This controversial book distills his years of field investigation and research into an ingenious unified paranormal theory that is sure to create intense interest and controversy.
 
Check out Christopher's Website: www.ourstrangeplanet.com
 
Also check out the podcast Chris co-hosts; www.theparacast.com
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Chris O'Brien on Stalking the Herd - Part 2 - June 21, 2014

 

 
 
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Christopher O'Brien returns for part 2 of our conversation on Stalking the Herd. We get into deeper aspects of the Cattle Mutilation phenomenon, and you can follow us down the rabbit hole. You can listen to part one here.
 
From 1992 to 2002 Christopher O'Brien investigated over one thousand paranormal events reported in the San Luis Valley—located in south-central Colorado/north-central New Mexico.
 
Working with law enforcement officials, ex-military, ranchers and an extensive network of skywatchers, he documented what may have been the most intense wave of unexplained activity ever seen in a single region of North America.
 
His ten-year investigation resulted in the three books of his “mysterious valley” trilogy: The Mysterious Valley, Enter the Valley, and Secrets of the Mysterious Valley.
 
His meticulous field investigation of UFO reports, unexplained livestock deaths, Native American legends, cryptozoology, secret military activity and the folklore, found in the world's largest alpine valley, has produced one of the largest databases of unusual occurrences gathered from a single geographic region. He is currently working with a team of specialists installing a high-tech video surveillance and hard-data monitoring system in and around the San Luis Valley.
 
He has also authored Stalking the Tricksters which is published by Adventures Unlimited Press. This controversial book distills his years of field investigation and research into an ingenious unified paranormal theory that is sure to create intense interest and controversy.
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