There are many famous bulls in the world. These bulls have excelled in their chosen field and are known for their strength, power, and size. Some of these bulls have even gone on to become legendary figures in their respective industries. Even today, these biggest bulls continue to amaze spectators and enthusiasts alike with their impressive displays of strength. Here are the eight of the biggest bulls in the world who get fame and became celebrity of the Cattle kingdom.
Before heading for this giant bull celebs, you should also read about biggest bull breeds from around the world.
Joseph Egloff, a citizen of the United States, bought an older Brahman bull, In 2017. He named this five-year-old bull as Moses because the bull is popular for living in hotter areas. This breed of bulls are said to be very heat tolerant. Large floppy ears act as radiators for this kind of animal and keep them cool.
A bull weighing in at 2,425 pounds has caught the attention of a lot of passers-by. Joseph, the owner, says that this is because this bull is a sweetheart to be around. Interestingly, since Joseph’s father and grandfather both raised bulls as their life work, they developed a unique fondness for them. When Joseph was a child he played with bulls; since then he developed interest in them.
The highest caste in Hinduism is the Brahmin, or Hindu priest. India has the Brahman breed of cattle which are taken very seriously by this caste. This breed is named after Brahmins, who themselves are named after the Hindu God Brahma. The Hindus consider cows to be holy, and bulls, considered to be sacred.
2 Barnsford Ferny
It is believed that Barnsford Ferny is the world’s biggest and high-meated bull in Britain. It is also said that By using this meaty bull and structured data, we can create 45,000 tasty Mac burgers.
One of the bulkiest bulls weighing a massive 4,000 pounds and standing at an impressive 7 feet tall, the enormous Ferny weighs as much as an adult hippopotamus and stands at seven feet tall.
According to Ferny’s owner it is said that, Despite his frightening appearance, 10-year-old ferny is actually a gentle soul. He has already fathered 50 calves on Charlie’s farm and sired 100 more through artificial insemination.
With a height of 5 feet 11 inches, Sultan is the tallest living bull in India and weighs three thousand pounds. His owner, Naresh Kumar from Haryana, believes he is India’s biggest, tallest and most expensive bull. His owner, Naresh Kumar from Haryana claims that he takes care of Sultan like his child and also treats Sultan as if he were both his friend and property.
Sultan’s daily diet consists of 10 liters of milk, 15 kg apples, 20 kg carrots, 10 kg grains and 10-12 kg of green leaves. He spends around $40 a day on food.
Ignoring a large amount of money offered to him, Sultan refused when the farmer offered him $2.7 million. His owner claims that Sultan helped him to earn a lot of money over the past decades and has a strong emotional connection with him.
Mr. Lakhvir Singh, the caretaker of Sultan who has looked after the bull Sultan for years believes that he is the best in the world and that people travel from all over the world to visit him. Sultan is a giant bull and drinks liquor everyday by the evening.
But in September 2021, Sultan died from a heart attack in India. His owner, Naresh, believes that the bull is irreplaceable and there will never be another like him ever again.
4 Field Marshall
Weighing 3,200 pounds and standing tall at 6 feet 5 inches, Field Marshall was declared one of the biggest bull in Great Britain. The 10-year-old animal’s owner says that Marshall is still becoming bigger! He has now become a tourist attraction at Dulhorn Farm and Caravan Park, Somerset.
Marshall is huge, about twice the size of a normal full-grown cow. Gary Bowden, owner of Marshall says that if his biggest bull were human, he would be eight feet tall and have 30 stone or muscle.
Gary’s daughter, Sophie, has developed a close relationship with Field Marshall and so the giant animal enjoys special food such as cake and hay. Most bulls at this age are killed for meat production but Gary wanted Field Marshall to go in for a different treatment and so he has been placed at a caravan park to have the best possible final days.
For almost two thousand years, the Chianina bull has raised cattle in Tuscany and it is believed that Donetto was the largest animal ever born in this time. At 3,840 pounds and standing at 6 feet 1 inch, Donetto is the heaviest and largest of its kind.
Donetto the cow achieved a world record in 1995 at a Tuscan show in Arezzo. He has become famous both in Britain and Italy to the point where there’s a very popular restaurant named after him. Donetto offers Italian cuisine with Tuscan flair and is a celebration of Italy’s Tuscan region.
A prized bull named Yuvraj is owned by Karamveer Singh, who lives in a village near India’s Kurukshetra, Haryana. The bull has the same name as an Indian cricket star and is noted to be 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 3,306 pounds and also is the prized possession of his owner. Karamveer Singh, owner of Yuvraj, claims that his bull is a champion breeding bull, who’s currently on display in India at Central Gold Research Institute’s exhibition.
Yuvraj, a highly successful bull who has won 17 national awards, donates his sperm regularly to prevent inbreeding and have his breeds genetically diverse and as well as having been a proud father of 200k (200000) calves via sperm donation. Yuvraj is a 9-year-old Murrah breed, and drinks as much milk as 20 liters on a daily basis to stay healthy and fit.
This baby making material fetches its owner 150,000 INR for selling his single cup of semen. Yuvraj is a valuable bull worth over 9 crore INR because when a farmer offered Rs 9 crore during a cattle fair in Karnal, Haryana, this Yuvraj’s caretaker refused to sell him.
7 The Simmental – A Chinese Beast
The eight-year-old bull named “The Simmental” located in Southwest China has reportedly been measured as weighing 4,160 pounds and standing 5 feet 2 inches tall. Sky News Australia reported in 2016 that the animal was 2.6 metre long and had a chest size of 3 meter.
The Simmental is a swiss breed of bull that was named after the valley of the Simme river in Switzerland’s where it originated, and they are reddish-coloured with white markings. It is raised not just for milk and meat but also as a reproductive species and 41 million populations of these bulls are found in five continents.
Fetard biggest bull in the world weighs 4299 pounds, is 5 feet 11 inches in height and belongs to the Rouge des Pres breed of cattle. When it was 5.5 years old, Fetard debuted at the Paris International Agriculture Show 2016. Earlier known as the Maine-Anjou breed, this animal originated in the northwestern part of France before spreading to many countries across the globe including America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and France.
Fetard owner, Earl Jaffre said that, There are bulls which are claimed to be heavier than 1950 kg, but without any records, these bulls have never officially been weighed. However, at a show or by a legitimate institution, some of these animals never stepped on a weighing scale which makes Fetard the heaviest bull ever!