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    10-23-2008, 04:50 PM
  #1
Yearling
Arrow Highland cows

I really want a cow. Lol for a pet. But since my mom wont let me put one in the back yard I have to wait till I get my own place :(
I really like the highland cows I think they are cute and what not and arnt they suppose to be good "family" pets, friendly and stuff.
Has anyone had/have them or know of someone who has had them? Any info I should know before I get one ( when I move out )

Just so everyone knows I plan on getting:
Chickens
Goat
Donkey
Cow
When I move out my goal is nearly done cause I've got:
Horse
Pot belly pig
Oh that's the only farm animals I've got. Anyway sorry to get off topic just excited about my dream farm I can see it now!

     
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    10-23-2008, 04:55 PM
  #2
Yearling
I have just seen them in photos...never in person. They are very cute though. I wonder if their "mane" gets super tangly??? He is really cute. I kinda want one now.
     
    10-23-2008, 04:57 PM
  #3
Green Broke
"the emo cow"

I want a cow too!
     
    10-23-2008, 05:01 PM
  #4
Yearling
Lol. I know ppl think im crazy to just want one for a pet but look at em.

-tbenitez I bet they do get tangly
     
    10-23-2008, 06:08 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Dashie would probably be a good one to ask.
She is like an enclopedia with moo moos.

And smart too.
     
    10-23-2008, 06:14 PM
  #6
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by travlingypsy    
lol. I know ppl think im crazy to just want one for a pet but look at em.

-tbenitez I bet they do get tangly
I sure but if they are as friendly as you make them out to be then I think they will not have any problem with you brushing it out for em'....
     
    10-23-2008, 07:07 PM
  #7
Yearling
Lol... "Bye hun! Got to go brush the cow out." that's so me ^_^
     
    10-25-2008, 06:35 AM
  #8
Yearling
I have a herd of 30+ highlands

Any questions I am happy to attempt to answer...
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    10-25-2008, 07:05 AM
  #9
Weanling
Hey.
Yeah, I think the scottish highlands are cool - never laid eyeballs on one till I moved here to Connecticut.

They are beefers. No more friendly/unfriendly than any other cow.

Just remember that cows are a herd animal, and are more happy in groups.Here's a pic of my neighbors bull ....hansome fella, ainn't he?
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    10-25-2008, 03:06 PM
  #10
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilovemyhorsies    
i have a herd of 30+ highlands

Any questions I am happy to attempt to answer...
Do a lot of people like having them? Are they easy keepers? Are they good mothers? What about bulls are they "easy" to main tain, I would think they would be like any other bull right? I've never had cows before so I have no idea and so new to it!
     
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