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This Massive Australian Cow Named 'Knickers' Is Creating Social Media Frenzy. Here's Why

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Published:


  • A cow in Australia is making headlines on social media for the most epic reason ever
  • Holstein Friesian steer named Knickers is believed to be the biggest in his breed in Australia and breaking the record of Guinness holder steer in Italy

In a hilarious turn of events, a cow in Australia is making headlines on social media for the most epic reason ever. As per reports, there is an enormous cow named 'Knickers' in Western Australia who has sent the social media into a frenzy.

Technically, he is not a cow, but a Holstein Friesian steer (a neutered male). The 7-year-old steer stands at 6 feet 4 inches (1.94 metres) and weighs more than 3,000 pounds (approx 1400 Kg) which made him so huge such that he was, fortunately, saved him from the slaughterhouse.

Knickers, who is believed to be the biggest steer in Australia, is close to breaking the record of the world's largest steer, which is Chianina ox named Bellino, who lives in Italy and stands at 2.02 metre tall. He appears to be more than double the weight of an average Holstein Friesian cattle breed.

“He was always a standout steer from the others, a bit bigger than the rest," said Geoff Pearson the owner of the Lake Preston cattle farm in Myalup, Australia, where Knickers lives, while speaking to the media.

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As Knicker is winning the attention of netizens on social media, they have reacted to his massive size:

Reacting to social media responses on the steer's enormous size, Pearson stated that it is just a matter of novelty.

“I suppose it’s just a different topic. It does not happen every day, you don’t get a steer of that size in normal production systems, and people definitely like animal stories around the globe,” he said.

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