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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.

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