Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Australian steer stands out in his field

WA steer stands at almost 2 metres and weighs 1.4 tonnes The Largest Cow In Australia's Been Discovered And Bloody Hell, Look At That Thing
Lori Graves | 30 November, 2018, 01:43

Pearson informed reporters that he initially purchased Knickers for only $400, as a "steer" that leads other cattle - known too as a "coach" which is a castrated male cow.

In this image made from video taken November 15, 2018, Knickers the steer, center back, is pictured with a herd of cows in Lake Preston, Australia. Knickers, who is a Holstein Friesian, is double the weight of an average animal of its breed and more than a foot taller.

The cow's owner Geoff Pearson told local media his steer is too heavy for the slaughterhouse and would spend its days on fields near Lake Preston. He is very big -enormous, actually.

Big Knickers: According to BBC, Knickers was first bought when he was about 1 year old.

WA steer stands at almost 2 metres and weighs 1.4 tonnes

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

"So I think it will just live happily ever after", he said. Cattle are also becoming bigger and bigger as a result of selective breeding, whereby farmers choose to breed the biggest cows in order to maximise meat returns.

While he can't quite stake a claim to be a world-beater, Knickers measures up well against the world's largest steer, a chianina ox named Bellino who measured just over 2 meters (roughly 79 inches) at a cattle show in Rome in 2010.

Knickers the steer, a hefty Holstein Friesian whose massive body poked out from above his other cattle friends, captured global attention Tuesday with headlines from the world's most respected media organizations and memes from the Internet's sharpest minds. "So his name was bra.so we [had] bra and knickers".

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