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    Russian Sausages Are ‘Much Better’ Than Those Made From ‘Nazi Cows’

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    British Farmer Derek Gow, who became known for breeding a herd of the so-called “Nazi cows,” said sausages in Russia were much tastier than the ones made from his cows, according to Radio Sputnik.

    Gow visited Moscow last week to attend a wildlife conference, during which he tried Russian sausages that he said tasted better than the English ones and those produced from his infamous "Nazi cows."

    Gow hit international headlines at the beginning of this year, when media reported that he was forced to reduce the size of his herd, because the "Nazi cows" were too aggressive to handle.

    "The ones we had to get rid of would just attack you any chance they could. They would try to kill anyone. Dealing with that was not a lot of fun at all," Gow explained.

    The cows were descendants from beasts created during the 1920s and 1930s by German pseudo-scientists, brothers Heinz and Lutz Heck. The two Nazi zoologists wanted to bring up aurochs, a type of ancient Eurasian wild bull which had become extinct in the 17th Century. The animals held a mythical status in Nazi Germany as the "Great German wild bull."

    The Heck brothers achieved their result by mixing Spanish fighting bulls with cattle from the Scottish Highlands and Corsica. As a result, cows with big horns and a mad temper were created.

    Previously it was reported that the "Nazi Cows" were big and muscular, similar to aurochs. But Gow denied that saying that his cattle were never that big; in fact, they were smaller than other meat-producing types of cattle breeds.    

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