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Gargantuan cow becomes Internet sensation


Posted on Wednesday, 28 November, 2018 | Comment icon 14 comments
An absolutely enormous 1,400kg steer named 'Knickers' is believed to be the largest of its kind in Australia.
The distinctive black-and-white Holstein Friesian was reportedly saved from the slaughterhouse because it was too heavy and has since become something of an Internet celebrity.

"We have a high turnover of cattle, and he was lucky enough to stay behind," said Owner Geoff Pearson.

In recently released footage, the enormous bovine can be seen happily grazing in a field while surrounded by dozens of regular cows who seem unperturbed by their giant-sized counterpart.

Knickers will now live out the rest of his days in the fields around Lake Preston near Perth.



Source: Edmonton Sun | Comments (14)

Tags: Cow

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #5 Posted by Jon the frog on 28 November, 2018, 20:38
Holy cow !!!
Comment icon #6 Posted by Stiff on 28 November, 2018, 20:43
This seems quite apt...  
Comment icon #7 Posted by Seti42 on 28 November, 2018, 22:38
Wow...That looks photoshopped. I believe it, but it still looks photoshopped. That makes me think of an idea I had a long time ago about photos and video on the internet, though. In this day and age, someone could post 100% real UFO (or any bizarre/paranormal phenomena footage) and we'd all say it was photoshopped. End of story. Kind of like how we always complain about poor quality footage, if some strikingly good footage showed up, it'd be shot down immediately with the "that's CGI!" complaint.  Nothing is real anymore. If things ever were real, lol.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Buzz_Light_Year on 28 November, 2018, 23:15
That's fairly good size for a Holstein steer. The last Holstein bull we sold weighed in at 2205 lb and he was affectingly know as "Bone Crusher" . The Holstein bull before that was much larger and at least a foot taller but I have no idea what he weighed when sold. Just so you know a Holstein bull's temperament is usually just plain old MEAN.
Comment icon #9 Posted by DanL on 29 November, 2018, 1:16
Cattle are like people and while normal is under 6' for a male human there are nonetheless exceptions like Shaqille O'Neil. I also suspect that he is more of a steer than a bull from his body shape.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Big Jim on 29 November, 2018, 3:56
I once paid 25 cents at a county fair in Indiana to see the world's largest cow. It was much taller than 6'3.  It was in a large tent and it was little scary to be next to something so big.  It was like an elephant without a trunk.
Comment icon #11 Posted by DanL on 29 November, 2018, 15:34
Simmental Bulls run that big on average and a really big one can top 1800 kg. They are big gentle giants. https://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/video-is-this-the-worlds-largest-bull-he-weighs-1887kg/
Comment icon #12 Posted by Hawken on 30 November, 2018, 5:19
That is a lot of MOO.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Silver Surfer on 30 November, 2018, 11:50
Has anyone cowculated his height?
Comment icon #14 Posted by trancelikestate on 30 November, 2018, 16:56
His height was cowculated to be about Micheal Jordon. His weight is 4000 hamburgers source


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