01/25/2013 08:02 EST | Updated 03/27/2013 05:12 EDT

Stony Plain Animal Shooting, Two Teen Boys Charged

In this May 16, 2012 photo, cows wait to be auctioned at the MacLaren farm in Plainfield, Vt. The MacLarens have faced hardships in the family's 70-plus years farming the same land in Plainfield. But another drop in milk prices this spring combined with soaring feed and fuel costs is forcing the third generation to give up dairy farming.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

EDMONTON - Two teen boys have been accused of shooting animals on a property west of Edmonton.

RCMP say a horse, a calf, and four cows were shot in June 2012.

Only two cows survived.

An 18 year old from Stony Plain and a 15 year old from Spruce Grove have been charged with killing or injuring cattle, careless use of a firearm, and mischief over five thousand dollars.

They are both scheduled to appear in court in Stony Plain in March.

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