The worlds tallest cow lives in IL. Blossom from Orangeville is 6 feet, 4 inches at the whither. pic.twitter.com/ME3VeE3byi— Steve Bridge (@stevebridgewfmb) September 24, 2014 Subscribe | UPI Odd Newsletter Subscribe ORANGEVILLE, Ill., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- An Illinois cow standing at 6 feet, 4 inches has been dubbed the world's tallest by Guinness World Records, her owner said. Patty Hanson of Orangeville said she received word from Guinness that her cow, Blosom, has been dubbed the world's tallest cow and will be featured in the 2016 Book of World Records. Advertisement Hanson said Blosom has a special job on her farm. "She's here and even though she couldn't have a calf like with most cows, she does have a purpose. She's the official greeter to the farm," Hanson said.