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Horns: how big do you like them?
March 27, 2008 8:25 AM   Subscribe

Horns: how big do you like them?
posted by Wolfdog (29 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
aa-KA!
posted by Rock Steady at 8:32 AM on March 27, 2008


I like big horns, and I can not lie.
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints at 8:34 AM on March 27, 2008


This big.
posted by squarehead at 8:38 AM on March 27, 2008


Don't forget Lurch. He's got horns that are 7 feet 6 inches across and 38 inch circumference. I know he's a Watusi and not a long horn, but still...
posted by onhazier at 8:38 AM on March 27, 2008


squarehead beat me.
posted by onhazier at 8:39 AM on March 27, 2008


I like big horns.
posted by quin at 8:44 AM on March 27, 2008


baaaaaah
posted by Eekacat at 8:45 AM on March 27, 2008


I think small horns set off your nose better, to be honest.
posted by Phanx at 9:04 AM on March 27, 2008


So big, baby.
posted by QuarterlyProphet at 9:20 AM on March 27, 2008


But do the horns make them taste any better?
posted by joseph_elmhurst at 9:50 AM on March 27, 2008


This post makes me feel oddly inadequate.
posted by JeffK at 10:00 AM on March 27, 2008


Yeah, but I can walk through a door without turning sideways. I feel pretty adequate about that.
posted by nebulawindphone at 10:02 AM on March 27, 2008


This post is making me horny.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 10:03 AM on March 27, 2008


aaaah-OOOO-Gahhh!

I like my horns loud.
posted by not_on_display at 10:11 AM on March 27, 2008


I can't walk through a door turned sideways, you insensitive clod!
posted by CautionToTheWind at 10:13 AM on March 27, 2008


I was so sure that first picture of Lurch was a really bad photoshop job (obviously the proportion was all out of wack) and then I saw the second link with more pictures.

The mind boggles.
posted by Parannoyed at 10:34 AM on March 27, 2008


Great post -- beautiful steers... or whatever. Longhorns. Beasties.
posted by Pantengliopoli at 10:36 AM on March 27, 2008


I like big horns and I cannot lie
You other ranchers can't deny
When a bull trots by with an easygoing pace
And a longhorn in your face
&c
posted by mr_crash_davis at 10:39 AM on March 27, 2008 [1 favorite]


That's not quite what I mean when I tell my wife I've got the big horns on.

No bull.
posted by Benny Andajetz at 10:40 AM on March 27, 2008


Size not important. I like multiple horns, out in the middle of a field, dangerous foreign ones, in blistering attack mode.
posted by Meatbomb at 10:47 AM on March 27, 2008 [1 favorite]


Hah, every time I see these kind of cattle, I wonder how well they can judge their own horizontal clearance. Like, would they clothesline themselves running through a too-narrow gate? Or would they do like what my dog did the time he tried to run through the doggie dog while carrying a baguette he stole off the kitchen counter: ...bonk!...bonk!....sideways turn, success!
posted by jamaro at 10:51 AM on March 27, 2008


Here's a splendid pair. I don't like cattle much, and that's based on a lot of experience with them, but I do sort of like placid, older bulls, the big stocky beef breeds. The kind like in the "No, let's walk down to the bottom of the hill and..." joke. Like great big bulky statues poised in the field, only occasionally moved from one place to another or pointed in a different direction for the sake of artistic variety.
posted by Wolfdog at 10:57 AM on March 27, 2008


Previously.
posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese at 11:07 AM on March 27, 2008


why does the arrowhead cattle company have buttplugs for logos?
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 11:17 AM on March 27, 2008


Wolfdog, those are some good looking Hungarian Grays you found.

For your breed browsing pleasure, here's a nice site.
posted by onhazier at 11:53 AM on March 27, 2008


jamaro: Hah, every time I see these kind of cattle, I wonder how well they can judge their own horizontal clearance.

Me too! I'm so baffled by this. Do they get stuck in trees? Do the horns have any... nerves or anything inside them so the animals can tell when they're scraping up on something?

(Obviously I know nothing about cattle.)
posted by cmyk at 12:57 PM on March 27, 2008


Well now I can't decide whether to name my next pet "Bo Jangles Chex" or "Kodiak Frostfree."
posted by the littlest brussels sprout at 1:55 PM on March 27, 2008


Hook 'em.
posted by Faux Real at 4:23 PM on March 27, 2008


Bah
posted by motty at 7:35 PM on March 27, 2008


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