Moo-ve over Knickers and Cowboy - meet Dozer the gigantic steer

First there was Knickers, an Australian steer saved from slaughter because it was too big for any abattoir. Then came news of American steer, Cowboy, who had a similar story.

Now a Canadian bovine called Dozer is hoping to make the grade as the world's largest cow.

Dozer lives on a farm in Hanover, Canada, and like Knickers and Cowboy, he was also saved from being sold to an abattoir because of his size.

"When I first saw him, I was giddy," Karl Schoenrock, who runs the farm with his wife Raelle, told CBC. 

"He's just so massive, his head is so huge compared to anything I've ever seen before," he said.

Knickers stands at 194cm-tall, and Cowboy from San Diego stands at a whopping 198cm-tall.

At198cm-tall himself, Dozer is on a par with his US counterpart - but all three bovine have a way to go to break the official record.

Knickers the massive Australian steer, is living out its days on a West Australian farm.
Knickers the massive Australian steer, is living out its days on a West Australian farm. Photo credit: Newshub

The world's tallest living steer is an Italian chianina ox measuring 201cm, according to Guinness World Records.

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