Does This Udder Make Me Look Fat?

Americans stage dog shows, Middle-Easterners stage camel beauty contests, and in June, the annual German Holstein Show took over the city of Oldenburg. The two-day event was won by “Loh Nastygirl,” topping bovine beauties from Germany, Luxembourg and Austria. The event is also a showcase for cow hairdressers, who trim cows’ leg and belly hair (to better display their veins). Said one dresser, “It is just like with us people — primping helps.” Groomed or not, cows with powerful legs, bulging udders and strong bone structures are the favorites. o