Moo Moo and Freckles

Β© 2012 Michael Fiveson

When I first approached these two they were resting on the soft fluffy grass. As I moved a bit closer Moo Moo bolted upright and moved away while Freckles just stood still staring at me, ready to defend her (his?) turf. I have never seen a cow (bull?) quite as wild looking as freckles. I think they are really lovely and I love Freckle’s face, with the tan colored nose.

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73 thoughts on “Moo Moo and Freckles

  1. I like the names Mike. Mobius faith’s pun was probably on the money, I’m guessing these are steers, castrated bulls, who will inevitabley, one day, become hamburgers. I hope it’s not too soon. They’re obviously enjoying their pasture.

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    • Freckles is astonishingly beautiful. If he lived with me I would kiss that face every morning, and try to throw carnival rings on those horns. Thanks Laurie.

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  2. Yum…it’s what’s for dinner! (Only kidding….kinda, sorta, please don’t hate me.)

    Great shot Mike, nicely composed, and with a very fantastic, and very ‘Mike’, barn in the background.

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    • Ok, I just did some research and there are breeds of cows that do have horns, although they are generally removed when they are small. I suspect these are males, but again, I am bovine challenged.

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  3. Love MooMoo’s kinky tail. I’m pretty sure that’s a cow with horns and udders way in back behind another fence… (yes, some breeds of bovines have horns on the female variety.)

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  4. I am really scared of cows! We live in the countryside, so it is not a good idea… Once I came cycling up a hill, there were a bunch of cows, not bulls, and one of them looked at me. She bent her head down and started kicking sand around with her front feet. I decided to act like a grown up, and tell her to stop it. Then another one started too… I can still feel the pain in my upper thigh muscles… and have never been back to that hill.
    However, cows on photos are ok, as long as I am not the one taking them! πŸ™‚

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  5. What a motley crue these two are! I would love to have them roaming our place. I once had a friend who owned a longhorn named, Diablo. He was allowed to roam in the front yard and anywhere else he pleased. When company arrived he ALWAYS came running to the vehicle, seemingly stopping on a dime! People were afraid to get out of their cars. He always scared the hell out of me!

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    • Freckles won it and in quick fashion. I would have liked to have moved closer but I had a vision of him coming after me and ripping through the fence and into my beautiful body. Thank you Sheila πŸ™‚

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  6. They are longhorn bulls. OR steers. They are young too. They really aren’t old enough to be mean. Wanna’ test that out? πŸ™‚ They’re just curious. If Freckles had been serious, he’d have been pawing the ground and acting the fool. We have them at our business property. Freckles is pretty.

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    • Freckles is a beauty. So is Moo Moo. Freckles deferred so I could act the fool. Funny, I was just looking at that picture. It is one of my all time favorites and looks almost 3-D.

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      • You’re right; it does look 3D. I like the picture too. But then I love longhorns. These guys are very well fed! You know they’re good for absolutely nothing. They’re feed burners. But they are pretty.

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      • Yeah I was wondering what they would be good for if they don’t have their goods. It was real nice property and I guess they are just big sweet pets. I want to kiss Freckles.

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