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.
Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of cattle.
What happens when a cow mates with a buffalo? Where do these hybrids come from and why are they being bred today?
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 in dairy operations than beef,...
Calves born without hair throughout history.
The strangest bull every. Andy was a bovine with two faces who lived to the age of 12.