It’s not just humans…

Limousin cows are the breed we most often feature in our Horror Stories section.

Why? Because they are now the commonest type of beef cattle farmed in the UK, and because Limousin cows do seem to be more aggressive than traditional British breeds.

It’s not just humans who are at risk. Just look at what happened in Ireland, when a swan made the mistake of landing in a field of Limousins.


The entire herd charged the poor bird, intent on trampling it. Luckily the swan was eventually rescued, and is recovering on a nearby lake.

Read the whole story in the Irish Mirror.

Photo of swan being chased by the herd of cattle: photo credit Dan Linehan.


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