A farmer has turned his pet calf into a bona fide TikTok star after taking his bovine ‘best friend’ to the Dairy Queen for an ice cream.
Mason Corkery, 29, from Jesup, Iowa, loaded seven-month-old Gucci into the back of his pickup truck about a month ago for an afternoon treat. When he posted the heartwarming footage to his TikTok account, @check it now, it blew up last week.
‘It just started to fly a bit. I didn’t expect it at all, ”he said to the Courier Waterloo-Cedar Falls of the viral video, which has been viewed more than eight million times and has doubled its followers.
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Amazing: Mason Corkery, 29, from Jesup, Iowa, loaded his seven-month-old calf, Gucci, into the back of his pickup truck to take him to Dairy Queen about a month ago
Popular: When he posted the heartwarming footage of Gucci eating his ice cream on his TikTok account last week, it went viral and garnered over eight million views
The TikTok starts with a shot of Gucci sticking his head out the window while Corkery takes them to their local Dairy Queen.
“We’re almost there,” he assures the cow as they wait in line.
Gucci’s head sticks between the two front seats while Corkery orders him the Dairy Queen’s version of a ‘pup cup’ – a small amount of vanilla ice cream that is typical for dogs.
While the employee’s facial reaction was not captured on camera, it’s probably safe to say she was surprised to see a cow in the truck.
The calf lovingly licks the farmer’s face and ears while they wait for their order, which he wastes no time in.
Cow kisses: The video shows Gucci in the backseat of Corkery’s truck with his head between the two front seats as they sit in the Dairy Queen drive-thru.
Sharing is caring! At one point, the farmer tilted his head to gobble up some of the ice that fell down the side of the cup so it wouldn’t spill into his car
Corkery holds the small cup of ice cream in his hand for Gucci to eat while they drive home.
“You’re going to town for that thing, man. Look at this, ”he says with a laugh. ‘Yeah, Gucci, get it, man! Yes, you party animal. ‘
The TikToker then tilts its head to gobble up some of the ice that falls down the side of the cup so it doesn’t spill into its car.
The video has received millions of likes and over 23,000 comments from fans who can’t get enough of Corkery’s close relationship with Gucci.
“How to return ice cream to its rightful owner,” one wrote, while another gushed, “I love this … I like more that the cow likes to enjoy ice cream … that cows help make … enjoy the fruits of their labors.
Cruising: Gucci happily stuck his head out of the backseat of the truck on his way to the Dairy Queen
Co-pilot: The calf loves rides in Corkery’s truck and is in the backseat
Helping Hand: Corkery’s entire TikTok account is dedicated to Gucci and his hijinks, and in one clip, he shows how to lift the cow in the backseat of his truck
Why does this feel like cannibalism, even if it isn’t? someone else was joking.
Corkery’s entire TikTok account is dedicated to Gucci and his hijinks, and in one clip, he shows how to hoist the cow in the backseat of his truck when they go for rides.
Another shows him how he and Gucci got so close, explaining that he helped bring the calf back to health after it was born.
Gucci came to my shed as premature twins, he and his sister. I raised them both. Unfortunately his sister passed away, so I took it upon myself to get Gucci out of his loft every day, ‘he explains. ‘
‘We hung out and mixed the milk for the rest of the calves. So that happened almost every day for three months, and we’ve just become best friends ever since. He is great. I love him to the death. ‘
Corkery moved Gucci to his parents’ ranch when he was just a month old and visits him biweekly, the WCF Courier reported.
Chowing down: Meatless spaghetti is one of Gucci’s favorite dishes, and Corkery recently shared a video of him slurping a plate of pasta
Looking for a boost? In a more recent video, the Bovine can be seen sipping from a Red Bull
“I know when he can hear me because I’ve got a collar around him with a big cowbell, so when I call his name and shake his head, I know he’s looking for me,” he said.
He named the calf Gucci after the designer label because he wanted ‘something special’. he is no ordinary cow. ‘
The famous TikTok calf likes to eat its favorite foods, including donuts, apples, spaghetti, and pizza – meatless, of course. In a recent video he can even be seen slurping a Red Bull.
A number of fans have asked Corkery to bring Gucci to the fast food chain Chick-fil-A, which has a cow mascot encouraging customers to ‘eat more chikin’.
The farmer announced in his latest video that he will be taking Gucci there for lunch next Saturday, much to the delight of his nearly 222,000 followers.
‘I may as well. I can’t put him in the back of my truck after this, ”he told the calf’s WCF Courier who now weighs several hundred pounds.