We purchased them from a farm about 2kms up the road, and had 2 options to get them home - either walk them (along a rather busy highway) or load them onto a pickup and drive them the short distance back to school. We were pretty keen to walk them home, not only for the fantastic photo opportunities this would provide, but to also save some money however in the end, on the recommendation of some people with a lot more cow handling experience than us, we went with the pickup - yep this was definitely the right choice ! As soon as the cow pen door was opened Aussie tried to make a run for it, dragging the little man who was helping us out about 100m into the bush before he regained control of the runaway cow !!!!
After some initial mayhem, cows were 'relatively easily' loaded onto the pick up for the slow and short trip home. The kids were very excited and watched on eagerly as the cows were unloaded and taken to their new enclosure at the school.