Cows coming in for milking.
in distance grazing among elderberry on sand plain
Judging by the number of fresh cow pats we saw, several cows have recently been feeding inside Lord's Bush Scenic Reserve. That is despite it being fenced off. There's either a break in the fence somewhere or someone is letting them in through the gate.
The small (~12 ha) T-shaped Lord's Bush reserve is the largest remaining scrap of the once extensive forests that grew across the Mid-Canterbury Plains.
Cattle (colloquially cows) are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos primigenius. Cattle are raised as livestock for meat (beef and veal), as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products, and as draft animals (oxen or bullocks) (pulling carts, plows and the like). Other products include leather...