Sunday, January 15, 2006

Knitting project for cow lovers

Oh my....

Cow Sling

Cow magnet?

Stray metal in your cow's stomach? Here's the solution:

Ginny and friends

My friend Ginny has kindly allowed me to post these photos of her and her close encounters with cows. The big black fellow is Flag, a steer who loves getting his chin scratched. I never knew what lovely personalities cows can have until I moved her and got up close and personal with our village cows. Doesn't Flag look over the moon, getting his chin scritchies from Auntie Ginny?

The Mama Highland cattle cow (not a technical term, I'm sure) is giving Ginny the hairy eyeball because Mama's two calves did a bit of a runner when they saw Ginny enter the yard, even though Ginny averted her eyes and let Mama know she was no threat. I love Highland cattle... they make me think of bovine dogs!

Happy California cows

Why ARE they so very, very happy? Good drugs?

And guess what? Cows excel at selecting leaders: