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Tired Boy And His Cow Lose Out At Dairy Fair, Fall Asleep And Win The Internet
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Tired Boy And His Cow Lose Out At Dairy Fair, Fall Asleep And Win The Internet

A 15-year-old boy named Mitchell Miner and his cute cow Audri recently participated in the Iowa State Fair dairy cattle show. Despite their hard work and effort, they finished only fifth out of seven. Feeling exhausted, the duo took a nap, when the boy’s father came in and snapped a cute photo of the boy and adorable dairy cow snuggling side by side.

The picture was shared with the following caption: “Our son Mitchell and his heifer after showing yesterday.” It immediately went viral and gained more than 15,000 likes by the next day.

“I think it’s just when you spend that much time with farm animals, they get really comfortable,” Laura Miner, the boy’s mother, told the Des Moines Register. Both she and her husband grew up on a farm, but now that they live elsewhere, they want their children to connect to their roots. Therefore, the family borrows animals for the summer so that her kids can get a feel for the farm life and human-animal friendships.

“We learned a lot from the farm,” Jeremy Miner, Mitchell’s dad, said. “We have those values instilled in us, and we are trying to do what we can to preserve that.”

As for Audri the napping cow, she will be heading back to the dairy farm once the showings finish in September.

More info: Facebook (h/t: aol)

Recently a picture of a 15-year-old boy taking a sweet nap with his cow went viral

Mitchell Miner and his cow Audri recently participated in the Iowa State Fair dairy cattle show

They didn’t win the competition, but they surely won the Internet

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PsychoPrincess
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5 years ago

Believe it or not and I just Googled this and I thought it was amazing, cows are generally very intelligent animals who can remember things for a long time. Animal behaviorists have found that cowa interact in socially complex ways, developing friendships over time and sometimes holding grudges against other cows who treat them badly.

Leni
Community Member
5 years ago

Worked with cows for a few months and can attest to that. They have a sense of humor too and will tease you if you're nervous around them.

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John L
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5 years ago

The one thing that is immediate and lasting is the photograph is the bond of love the two share with each other. Priceless! :D

Adriana E. Henricy
Community Member
5 years ago

Its a really cute picture, then you begin to understand that the cow is rented and will go back to a dairy farm where they take their babies away from them so they give milk. Not a happy life...

Chris Rousseau
Community Member
5 years ago

There's always one Debbie downer

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PsychoPrincess
Community Member
5 years ago

Believe it or not and I just Googled this and I thought it was amazing, cows are generally very intelligent animals who can remember things for a long time. Animal behaviorists have found that cowa interact in socially complex ways, developing friendships over time and sometimes holding grudges against other cows who treat them badly.

Leni
Community Member
5 years ago

Worked with cows for a few months and can attest to that. They have a sense of humor too and will tease you if you're nervous around them.

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John L
Community Member
5 years ago

The one thing that is immediate and lasting is the photograph is the bond of love the two share with each other. Priceless! :D

Adriana E. Henricy
Community Member
5 years ago

Its a really cute picture, then you begin to understand that the cow is rented and will go back to a dairy farm where they take their babies away from them so they give milk. Not a happy life...

Chris Rousseau
Community Member
5 years ago

There's always one Debbie downer

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