Oreo Cookie Cow by AuntDot

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Another roadside shot at a cattle farm in Ocala, Florida.

This is a “Belted Galloway” cow – a breed of cattle that comes out of Scottish stock, now bred in the U.S. and elsewhere. Thanks to Ruth Lambert for the info on the breed!

Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera
Edited in Picasa

FEATURED in Animal Photography, April 17, 2010

Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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  • MommyJen
    MommyJenabout 5 years ago

    You find the most interesting cows!

  • I’ve developed a love for cows. I had a little trouble with this one. In order to see her eyes, I had to really lighten the picture, so the fence looks a little washed out, but the cow does stand out.

    – AuntDot

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonabout 5 years ago

    You find some great colored cows, what a capture!!!!

  • Yes, I couldn’t believe my luck when I saw this — oreo cookie came immediately to mind! Thanks for the comment.

    – AuntDot

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezabout 5 years ago

    fantastic shot!!!!!!

  • Thanks Isa. Glad you like it.

    – AuntDot

  • GolemAura
    GolemAuraabout 5 years ago

    You are a SILLY HEAD (in the most wonderful way).. hehehe.. this picture makes me hug myself.. EXCELLENT JOB!!! (the title just throws it over the top) (I think your subject knows they are a draw :)

  • Thanks for the great comment and for the favorite. This one and The Panda Cow were lucky finds as far as the color patterns go. Picking titles is half the fun. I’m happy to have spread a little humor!

    – AuntDot

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertabout 5 years ago

    Great capture!! You know, I never seen this type o fcow before moving to Kentucky! And here they have some that are bred to be half white and half brown—- they look like Hershey and Cream!!

  • Hi Ruth. I thought I was seeing things at first – this cow was so unusual looking. Not that I know a lot about cows, I don’t. I didn’t go looking for the odd one, it just happened to be standing there. Thanks for your comment!

    – AuntDot

  • jillijude1
    jillijude1about 5 years ago

    wow shes gorgious :)

  • Thank you!

    – AuntDot

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 5 years ago

    great capture

  • Thank you, Kathy!

    – AuntDot

  • PrairieRose
    PrairieRoseabout 5 years ago

    Amazing find dear Dot!
    LOVE this work……………
    cheers, Rosie xoxo

  • Thank you, Rosie. I couldn’t resist a shot of her when I saw her. I don’t know much about cattle, but someone told me this coloring is bred on purpose.

    – AuntDot

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertabout 5 years ago

    I found the breed of this cow to be a BELTED GALLOWAY A breed that comes out of Scottish stock and is now bred in the U.S.as well as other countries.

  • Ruth, I’m so glad you told me that! I shall add your information to my description of the picture. Thank you so much!!!!

    – AuntDot

  • JGimages
    JGimagesabout 5 years ago

    This cow looks to have very fluffy hair out of her ears, composed very nicely.

  • Yes, it does look that way! Thank you for visiting and for your nice comment.

    – AuntDot

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