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Vietnam's 'Miss Milk Cow' Beauty Contest Crowns Winner

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Image: A winning cow is crowned during Miss Milk Cow annual beauty contest in Moc Chau plateau, 200 km northwest of Hanoi
The winner is crowned during "Miss Milk Cow" annual beauty contest in Moc Chau plateau, Vietnam, on Oct. 15, 2014. KHAM / Reuters

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It was a beauty contest with a difference. None of the contestants expressed an opinion on world peace and the major assets on display were long legs, a solid torso and the ability to produce copious quantities of fresh milk.

The annual "Miss Milk Cow" pageant in Moc Chau, a region of Vietnam renowned for its dairy pastures, had an impressive 126 entrants this year. A four-year-old weighing in at 1,830 pounds was crowned the winner after wowing the judges with a milk yield double that of the average cow.

Image: A cow is shown to the crowd during the "Miss Milk Cow" beauty contest in Moc Chau, Vietnam.
A cow is shown to the crowd during the "Miss Milk Cow" beauty contest in Moc Chau, Vietnam.KHAM / Reuters

— Reuters contributed to this report

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