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Farm girls calendar shows pick of the crop

The Local · 4 Oct 2011, 15:40

Published: 04 Oct 2011 15:40 GMT+02:00

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The 2012 Deutsche Bauernkalendar features young women from farms around the country in scanty attire while aping rustic-themed paintings of old master artists such as van Gogh, Holder, Anker and Degas. All the women are actual farmers and range from 17 to their mid-20s.

“The calendar shows the modernizing agriculture sector,” Mike Helmy, the calendar’s publisher at Magic Fox Media in Switzerland told The Local. “These women are very proud of their work.”

See the 2012 calendar

Nearly 300 women applied to model in the German version of the calendar, which is now in its second version and has sister calendars in Switzerland and Austria. It follows a tradition of erotic farmer girls’ calendars which has become increasingly ubiquitous over the last few years, with even a purely Bavarian edition.

See last year’s calendar

The weeding-out process was rigorous, with multiple casting sessions in Hamburg and Munich.

Although looks mattered, they weren’t the decisive factor in deciding which models to select, said Nathalie Rehak of Magic Fox Media.

“The decisive factor is charisma,” she said, adding that the perfect dimensions were not necessary.

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“After all, our candidates sometimes need to carry a pig or a calf. For a person weighing only 50 kilos, that’s not an easy thing to do” Rehak said.

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17:10 October 4, 2011 by Heinrich der Zweite
Both calenders: german & swiss are very good showing very attractive girls.

Also I found: "Der Neue Schweizer Bauernkalender Boys 2012" The lads look great, I maybe wrong but I think they would appeal more to gays than women.
19:48 October 4, 2011 by Snapply
I like the links to both calendars...very good.
20:03 October 4, 2011 by Englishted
I think some Welshmen will find the sheep more attractive,but it is only what I heard.
20:40 October 4, 2011 by GeoJet
Those two dogs in sheep's clothing just made me throw up in my mouth a bit.
23:49 October 4, 2011 by wxman
Attractive wholesome looking young women. Although, I think I'd have to agree with the sheep one. Looks kind of stupid.
02:44 October 5, 2011 by tsbarker13
I would be interested if the article included instructions on how someone living in the USA could order the calendars.
05:25 October 5, 2011 by Shirazz
@ Englishted: What you heard or what you herd? :-)

Nice girls wearing designer's heels on farms....(??)

But I prefer eizo's x-ray pin ups. It shows that beauty is not just about skin...

And you get free diagnosis too...
05:46 October 5, 2011 by Gretl
My daughter and I liked the Swiss one with the guys and well as gals. This year's gals seemed kinda plain.
14:50 October 5, 2011 by Thinkfirst
Can you say "Glamour Shots" gone wrong??
15:04 October 5, 2011 by Englishted
Men !!!!

Don't say anything about the girl in the hat ,look what she still has in her hand.
16:01 October 5, 2011 by Shirazz
Yep....you mess with a farmer girl's head, she'll shear you like she would...a sheep..
01:24 October 6, 2011 by n230099
It doesn't "work". The girls are not bad looking...they simply don't fit the premise. They look out of place.
03:42 October 6, 2011 by jbaker
They look out of place because they might not want to be there. Do they look very happy to you? Who wants to be with an unhappy person?
08:52 October 6, 2011 by Englishted
Miss December 2012 has boobs from Jack wolfskin, check the link if do believe me.
05:04 October 7, 2011 by volvoman9
Maybe Mom and Dad own a farm but..... they work as farmers? Paleeeeeeze. Just call it what it is. Pretty women in scanty farm themed attire. I've been around farm gals some in my time. Seldom seen any that look like these.
09:15 October 7, 2011 by Bienchen
So, even though there is an edition of this calendar appealing to women, the Local doesn't see it fit to give its female readers some eye candy?

That's not fair.
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