These adorable fluffy cows are “show cattle,” a cross between two high-quality breeds of cattle whose luxurious coats have been fluffed up using product, hair dryers, and a lot of time. According to Lautner Farms, it takes about two hours and copious amounts of hairspray and oil to style one of these fluffy cows for showtime. In another blog post, Lautner Farms provides more information on the styling process:
Tony Bruguiere, a photojournalist based in Colorado reported that there are many different tools used to make a bovine look divine, including ” an ergonomically shaped squeegee to remove excess water after washing, a powered “Roto Fluffer” to remove guard hairs, high velocity blowers for drying, chutes especially designed to hold the cattle during grooming, huge turbo fans to keep a constant flow of air moving through the animals hair and more clipper and blade combinations than you can count.” Bruguiere also indicated that groomers use a lot of product to get the cattle looking spiffy listing “shampoos, conditioners, adhesives including a special one just for the tail, mousse, oil, dyes, paints in six different shades, hair builder, hair polish, sun screen, and removal products to get all this stuff off the hair.”
photos and videos via Lautner Farms
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