Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of 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 States.
In the late spring of 2016, I worked on my sister's dairy farm in Wisconsin. Read about my daily life of feeding, milking, cleaning up after, and caring for a herd of 70 cattle with my sister.
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.
What happens when a cow mates with a buffalo? Where do these hybrids come from and why are they being bred today?
Beefalo is a selective breed of cattle is the most popular and sought after beef cattle in the world today because of its exceptionally lean, high bone out, high yielding carcass as compared to other cattle breeds in the industry for beef cattle.
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.
Vintage photographs of calves born with three legs, and modern examples.
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, especially Limousin grass fed beef, is a highly prized commodity. You only have to taste...
The uses and history of the yak cow hybird.