Strange encounters of the bovine kind

This year’s strangest encounter was a five-legged steer we met on a farm near Mansfield in Victoria.

5 legged cow

Not only does the steer have an extra leg, he also has a Facebook page.

The condition has a name – polymelia and isn’t confined to cattle.

One Response to Strange encounters of the bovine kind

  1. It looks like it can easily lead to “hoof and mouth” disease…which is similar to “foot in mouth” disease. So politicians are vulnerable too?
    – Jeff

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