MAMIL helps a mammal - cyclist filmed delivering calf mid ride

Video posted on social media shows Lycra and helmet clad rider helping cow give birth

Cyclist helps deliver a calf
(Image credit: Emma Gray)

A video has emerged on social media of a cyclist helping to deliver a calf during a bike ride. 

The 30-second clip, shared on Twitter by Farmers Weekly - which is of no relationship to this publication - shows the cyclist in a vast farm field, knelt down beside a cow. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.