Cows & Cattle
Your image of cows is probably similar to mine – gentle, placid animals looking at you with those large, soft cow eyes and contentedly chewing their cud. But about 20 people a year are killed by cows in the United...
Artificial Insemination or AI is, by definition, the deposition of sperm or spermatozoa in the female genitalia by artificial rather than by natural means, and a tool commonly used in breeding cattle. It is more common...
There is much talk about the ethics of raising livestock--especially cattle--on pasture versus feedlot and people appraising about how pasture is so much better to raise cattle on versus the "dirty, muddy,...
The Limousin cattle breed is world famous for its wonderful meat and Limousin bulls and cows are exported all over the world. Limousin pastures are beatuiful and Limousine cattle are grass fed. Grass fed beef,...
Through cattle-raising, agricultural by-products and wastes can be utilized by converting these into animal feeds. Likewise, marginal and idle lands can be made productive as forage production areas.
The cow has always been very important to Africans. In Ancient Egypt the sky was imagined as a Cow Goddess, with her feet on earth, supported by other deities. Her belly, full of stars was the sky. Sometimes she was...
Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of cattle.
From personal experience on my sister's farm, I examine the feed needed for dairy cattle and describe how it is fed every day. The small farmer's life is very hard due to the high cost of feed.
Belted Galloways are rare and beautiful. If you have wondered about this breed for your heritage breed farm or want to know more about these striking "Oreo cookie" cows, read on.
The uses and history of the yak cow hybird.
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