UPDATE: TWO confused cows are believed to be safely back in their paddock after escaping and running onto the Bruce Highway this morning.
The owner of the cows was among the group that ushered the weaners away from the busy highway, but police were unable to confirm where the chase came to an end.
EARLIER: POLICE are chasing two juvenile cows which escaped from a paddock near the Bruce Hwy and Walker St intersection in Maryborough.
Motorists should exercise caution in the area because, as of 10am, the animals are still on the loose.
The cows broke down a fence and crossed the highway into the cemetery.
Police were called about 9.30am and the owner of the beasts is also helping to catch them.