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Absolute Unit Deemed Too Big for Abattoir Will Live Out Its Days Grazing

Photograph by 7 News Sydney
 
Photos of a giant steer have begun to circulate online as Internet citizens around the world feast their eyes on ‘Knickers’. The bovine behemoth stands 1.94 meters (6’4″) tall and weighs an astonishing 1,400 kg (3,086 lbs).
According to owner Geoff Pearson, Knickers’ enormous size has spared him a one-way ticket to the abattoir and will instead live out his days on the farm. The Holstein Friesian now serves as the farm’s ‘coach’, taking charge of the herd and showing others the ropes of life on the farm. Pearson adds:
“You’ll put him in a paddock and all the other cattle seem to get attracted to him. Whenever he wants to get up and start walking, there’s a trail of hundreds of cattle following him.”
 

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As far as cattle go they don't come much bigger than this. 'Knickers' the Holstein Friesian steer is a bovine behemoth that certainly sticks out from the herd. He's 194 cm tall and weighs 1.4 tonnes. Knickers is now too heavy to head to any abattoir. https://t.co/TJPF4KC2uY pic.twitter.com/0QpsE3otOW
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) November 27, 2018

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Photograph by 7 News Sydney
 
Photograph by 7 News Sydney
 
Photograph by 7 News Sydney
 
Sources
– 7 News Sydney on Twitter
– Perth Now: Big Knickers a standout on Myalup farm
– Global News: Massive cow named Knickers has been deemed too large to eat
 
 

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