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Farmer gives calf with fifth leg on head a loving home

Posted at 1:09 PM, Aug 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-24 13:12:36-04

A Louisiana farmer is the new owner of a very special calf named Elsie.

During a livestock auction, Matt Alexander noticed a newborn calf being brought out for bidding. The calf had a unique feature—it had a fifth leg on its head.

Once the bidding began, Alexander noticed no one seemed to want the special calf.

"The bid started at 50, nobody wanted it. The people I talked to said you're wasting your money on that, it's not even going to make it. Well 10 days later she's doing good and healthy. You know, she had five legs and I figured well my fiancé would like it, " Alexander said.

Alexander took the calf home and named her Elsie.

Elsie has a new loving home and even has a Facebook page for her fans to follow her journey.