A soprano performs an ancient Swedish herding call, and something magical happens

8 July 2016, 10:35

swedish herding call soprano

Have you ever wanted to attract the attention of an entire field of cows? Well, this might be the way to go about it.

Jonna Jinton has come up with a novel way of making sure your cows don’t go missing - an ancient herding call.

As she says in the blurb for the video itself: “In the middle of the bright summernight I went out to call for the cows. I thought that maybe, something deep inside them, remember the sounds from the ancient times when people called for them over far distances.”

“They came running, together with a million mosquitos :) But what a magical night.”

It certainly is quite magical, as you can see:

Image: YouTube/Jonna Jinton

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