Kansas Farmer Plays His Trombone... And the Cows Come Running

A trombone-playing farmer is putting his musical abilities to good use. It seems he can round up his cattle simply by blowing a low-brass version of a Lorde tune.

He’s also adding to his string of viral YouTube videos.

In the video, which as of this writing has over 2.6 million views, Farmer Derek Klingenberg sits down and plays the song “Royals”—and the cattle come running.

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What’s the attraction? Does a trombone sound like a cow to other cows? Or does this farmer just have his bovine buddies trained to hear a slide trombone as a nightly dinner bell?

Here’s the original, full-length version: