Sculpture of fattest ever cow the Craven Heifer unveiled

Sculpture of fattest ever cow the Craven Heifer unveiled
 

A sculpture of England's fattest ever cow has been unveiled.
The Craven Heifer became a national phenomenon in the 19th century, standing over 7ft (2.1m) in height and weighing 312 stone (44kg).
Bred by the Rev William Carr on the Bolton Abbey Estate in Craven, she toured the country after being deliberately fattened up by her owner.
The beast has been immortalised in steel to celebrate the 160th year of the Great Yorkshire Show.
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10 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 95
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