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Miss Milk Cow beauty contest in Vietnam

(Agencies) Updated: 2014-10-17 17:00
Miss Milk Cow beauty contest in Vietnam

A farmer lifts the trophy next to the cow that was just crowned Miss Milk Cow 2014 during the annual milk cow beauty contest in Moc Chau plateau, 200 km northwest of Hanoi October 15, 2014. The beauty contest selects cows with a solid torso, high legs and which provide the most milk. This year, 126 cows have been chosen for contest among the 16,000 cows in Moc Chau. For more than a decade the Miss Milk Cow beauty contest is organised in Moc Chau plateau to promote dairy farming as Vietnamese people's eating pattern has been changing rapidly along with higher income. The winner this year, Miss Milk Cow, is a four-year-old, weight 830 kg and providing 42 kg milk per day, double the average volume of milk. [Photo/Agencies]

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