Butter Cow continues drawing crowds

By Matt Porter | mporter@wcia.com

Published 08/07 2014 05:57PM

Updated 08/08 2014 12:09PM

Update: 10:32 pm
SPRINGFIELD -- A 92-year old State Fair tradition continued Thursday. Organizers revealed this year's butter cow. The sculpture features a mom taking a picture of her son milking his first cow. It fits this year's theme Making Memories. The sculpture is made from 850 pounds of butter and took 76 hours to create.
Original: 5:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Fair is in full swing and one animal remains a big attraction. This year's butter cow is again on display for people to see. It's a 92-year tradition. The sculpture features a mom taking a picture of a son milking his first cow. It fits the fair's theme "Making Memories."

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