Mutant two-headed calf born to stunned farmers in backwater Chinese village

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A incredible calf which was born with two heads has astonished people in it’s local neighbourhood in south-eastern China.

The cow was born in a village in Dejiang County, Guizhou Province, with two heads, two ears, two mouths and four eyes.

The calf’s mother gave birth to it last Saturday after a difficult seven-hour labour, according to their owner known as auntie Zhang.

Auntie Zhang said the animal was unable to stand up on its own, but could drink milk from both mouths.

The woman said she was awestruck upon seeing the calf.

She told Chinese video news outlet Pear Video : “I am more than 70 years old, and I had never seen any cow like this in my life.”

Locals have been left stunned by the animal’s appearance

The unusual calf has attracted the attention of many residents of the village, who flocked to auntie Zhang’s home to see it.

One neighbour told the reporter that she had come to see the animal because she could not believe the news.

“Now that I have seen it with my own eyes, I know it’s true,” she added.

An expert said that the two-headed cow shared the same throat and could grow four horns.

The two-headed cow shares the same throat

He claimed that the calf was healthy and hoped that it could keep growing.

It is believed the cow was affected by a genetic mutation while still inside its mother’s uterus.

Earlier this moth a mutant baby cow with two heads was born in Indonesia.

Auntie Zhang has never seen anything like it

The healthy female calf was delivered on a farm in Pondok Wuluh Village in East Java, Indonesia on Sunday night August 9.

Hariyanto Yanto, the owner’s nephew, said they have been giving the calf vitamins to boost her health.

He said: “We are all afraid that she will not be able to live long because of her condition so we have been giving her milk and supplements.

“Nobody knows why she was born like this but we are all saying prayers for her.”





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