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Friday, 13 March 2015

Behold a TWO FACED cow with two heads ! Read all

‘Two-faced’ cow sold at auction set for slaughterhouse

A bullock named Two Face has been sold at an auction in Australia

cow with two heads
'Two Face' was sold at an auction  Photo: Mareeba Saleyards
A cow that appears to have two faces looks set for the slaughterhouse after being sold at an auction in Australia.
The deformed bullock attracted a lot of attention at an auction in Mareeba, North Queensland, where it was reportedly sold to an abattoir.
Named Two Face, the 440kg double-headed bullock was sold for $537AUD (£270) this week.
While the animal’s genetic deformity may have caused a stir amongst cattle buyers, its former owners say he is in “great condition”.
'Two Face' Photo: Mareeba Saleyards
“Here's an interesting bullock from today's sale. Just happened to have two faces,” Mareeba Saleyards explained in a Facebook post.
“Second face has an eye, one tooth and working nostrils, and in great condition.”
The animal was born with a genetic deformity Photo: Mareeba Saleyards
Yard chairman Gerry Collins told AAP: “Sometimes the genetic engineering doesn't quite work according to plan.
“There was a fair bit of curiosity and interest, but I don't know whether there was a lot of interest in a commercial sense.
“There's nothing wrong with it as far as the animal is concerned.”
The bullock was sold to an abattoir, according to several reports, however Mr Collins did not confirm who had bought the bull.
"It was an absolute prime condition animal, he just had two faces," said Mark Peters, a livestock sales manager. “He’s as fat as a fool.”