It turns out that Knicker's size is what saved his life.
He's believed to be the largest steer in Australia and stands at 76 inches tall (6'4") and weights over 3,000 pounds. He's a Holstein-Friesian, a breed of dairy cow that usually stay under 5 feet tall.
He's not the world's largest though. That goes to a Italian steer who stands at 6'7".
Check out the whole story on Circa.