Throwback: Just an Aussie Steer Named Knickers


2018 was a big year for many people, but it was also a big year for one particular steer in western Australia. In late 2018, the internet was gifted with a picture of a black-and-white Holstein Friesian named Knickers.

Knickers was only 7 years old at the time, which is a little older than most. Normally, he would be steak or hamburger by that age, however, this is not why he became so famous. Knickers stands 6'4" from hove to shoulder and weighs in at an estimated 1.5 tons or 3,000 pounds.

His owner did state that Knickers was way too heavy for the slaughterhouse. Knickers will continue to live his life on his farm in Lake Preston as a couch for members of his herd.

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