Winsome Wednesday

I love these shaggy Highland cows, their eyes hidden by their fringe.  Each time I see them I just want to hug them (which is a not the normal reaction that is elicited from me when I see a cow).  Somehow, the word winsome seems to fit just right.

Brown ShagWhite Shag

23 responses to “Winsome Wednesday”

  1. Whitey is trying to “tap” the phone line!

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    1. Pretty lucky he/she didn’t get zapped by the electric fence I thought.

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  2. I just realised that he wants the moos news! {As you can see its time I was in bed!

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  3. They really are appealing.

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  4. Oh those moos are such lovelies .. Certainly winsome 🙂

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    1. Yes, they have such sweet faces.

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      1. Amongst so many other things I do love that I have a kindred vache lover in you, Claudette 💫

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        1. 🙂 Perhaps in a past life I lived in India and was revered, which has led to my affinity for bovine kind.

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          1. I can see that 🙏🏻

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  5. Awww! They’re beauties 🙂
    I wanted to be a cow farmer before I realised how early they have to be up….

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    1. 🙂 Yes, milking at 6am on a winter morning can be a bit confronting. But having a steaming warm cow to lean into made a bit of difference.

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      1. I think they start at 5 here 😦
        When you say ‘steaming cows made a difference’, do you mean you had cows? And milked by hand? I would be jealous if it wasn’t for all the early mornings! 🙂

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        1. Yes, I had 2 milking cows (when my children were young) and I milked them by hand (usually only had one in milk at a time). 🙂

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          1. Wow! 🙂 that’s awesome 🙂 🙂 🙂 I am impressed (and a little bit jealous).
            We (my mother) had goats for a while, but we generally missed when they started weaning and the milk dried up 😦

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  6. Only the Scots would bred “hairy” cattle

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    1. 🙂 well, it does get a teensy bit chilly up there.

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  7. They are pretty cute, for cows!

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  8. These are glorious faces! Thanks for making me smile.

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  9. Cool pics Claudette. They certainly have character.

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    1. Yeah, some cows are amazing 🙂

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