Aside from the obvious tragedy these attacks always seem slightly amusing in a theatre of the absurd sort of way, and I suppose it is probably so for the hapless victim, right up to the point the bovine bastards are kicking his head in. The killer cow season is upon us. Cows kill man out walking with dogs | UK | News | Daily Express I grew up in the country and I know cows to be generally docile and timid creatures and I can't recall any of these instances being reported when I was a boy. if there had been any concern either the farmers or our parents would have warned us off- especially as the dog was often out with us. So what's up with the cloven-hoofed twats?