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.
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...
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.
Calves born without hair throughout history.
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,...
The uses and history of the yak cow hybird.
Are aliens abducting our cattle, cutting out parts with mysterious laser like, futuristic instrumentation? No, people; this is far more horrifying than that. We caused this ourselves.
What happens when a cow mates with a buffalo? Where do these hybrids come from and why are they being bred today?
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.