Saturday, January 20, 2007

The Little Black Cows of Whatlington

For a few weeks this herd of little black cows has been enjoying life in the fields to the south of Riccards Lane. They are an unusual breed - maybe Dexters, the small Irish cattle supposedly developed from ancient Celtic stock. Whatever the case, they are a delight to see as they seem to emanate health and contentment, often trotting about the grass seemingly for the sheer joy of being alive.

If anyone knows for certain what breed they are, I would be glad to hear from them.

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