Measuring up Big Moo-seum
BIG Moo is looking for a leg up.
The gentle giant guernsey steer’s owner Jo Vine has launched a GoFundMe page to get him a shed.
Big Moo shot to fame in 2016 when pictures of him in his Glencoe paddock went viral.
Mrs Vine hopes the shelter, which will have a level cement floor and a height chart, will help them officially measure him up, so he can be in contention for the Guinness Book of World Records.
She believes Big Moo can knock other famed big beast, Big Knickers, off the perch.
“My name is Jo Vine and
I’m mum to one of the biggest steers in Australia – Big Moo,” she wrote on the GoFundMe page.
“Having hand-raised him from a tiny calf, Big Moo means the world to me and I want him to have a good life. He will never, ever be sausages.
“Since he got famous, we’ve hosted thousands of people out here who want to
the world to me...
— Jo Vine
see how tall he is, give him a pat and share a photo with him.
“He even has 2600 fans on his Facebook page.
“We believe Big Moo belongs to the people and although we don’t like asking for payment to see him, we would like to see people power build Big Moo his big shed.”
Big Moo is nine years old, and Mrs Vine hopes the shelter can become a museum for him when he eventually goes to the long paddock in the sky.
“After he’s gone, the shed will become a bit of a Moo Museum – we’d love to have people sign the walls inside and even have a mural of Moo, to remember him after he’s gone.”
It’s believed Big Moo was born with gigantism, a condition caused by an overload of growth hormone by the pituitary gland.
BIG BEAST: Big Moo’s owner Jo Vine has launched a GoFundMe page to find out how big the bullock is.