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Fire-fighters in England have rescued a cow that fell ten feet down a well. The one-year-old bovine landed in the muddy water at the bottom of the well without severe injury, and was rescued by a total of 11 experts. Adam Martin, a rural safety officer and crew manager from Wiltshire, said: “The cow was […]

By Michael D. Pitman Cora Freson’s male cow “Walter” was rescued by the Ross Twp. Fire Dept. after falling in the family’s nine foot deep pool, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010. The cow was lured to the steps and out of the pool in under 15 minutes from the time of it’s fall. Read the full […]

Credit: -[ Harry Marmot. Be inspired ]- If these cows could talk they would probably say to let them out in the field and enjoy all the freedom they can get for as many days as they can!

Triplets are rare, about 1 in every 105,000 births story here: cow and her triplets

A pregnant cow, which is from China (in Gaixi village in Quanzhou, Fujian province), fell into a pit and survived without food or water for 21 days. Although it is much more thin, the cow and her unborn calf are in good condition. The cow went missing this late December after a farmer took it […]

Credit: Turtblu Baby sitting on a toy cow.

A mechanical cow that breaks wind on the hour has become Edinburgh’s latest tourist attraction. The bovine backside has been attached to the side of the Rowan Tree pub in the city’s historic Old Town. It lifts its tail and shoots out a cloud of white smoke at passers-by throughout the day. Pub landlord Norrie […]

Kids are motivated by the darndest things. For students at Cameron Elementary School, it was the prospect of seeing their principal, William Mannion, kiss a farm animal that motivated them to raise more than $1,000 for victims of the recent Southland fires. On Wednesday, the students’ efforts paid off. Led out by members of Covina […]

The nation’s largest manure-to-natural gas plant got up and running Monday in the heart of Texas dairy country, a project expected to produce enough energy to power 11,000 homes a year. In a high-profile example of the growing need for alternative energy, Huckabay Ridge gets manure from local dairy farms, processes it with grease and […]

Duchess, the cow that broke records during her last lactation by milking 80 litres a day, has just given birth to a baby girl which is already showing signs of being a big producer. Proud owners and Dairy Farmers suppliers, Cameron and Marie Lou Janke, of Westbrook, 15km west of Toowoomba, said the yet unnamed […]

A bovine wheelchair would have made a fitting present for Jersey Eliza who celebrated her 21st year last Monday. The old cow with dodgy back legs was treated to a bucket of her favourite food – dairy pellets – and plenty of pats from family and friends who gathered to celebrate her special day. Her […]

A two-and-a-half-year old maiden cow, which has started producing milk without giving birth to an offspring, has becomes the centre of attraction in the district of Satna in India, sources said today. Sarita Dube said physical changes were seen in her calf a few days back and it developed into a mature cow. Artificial Insemination […]

Mobile phone ringtones of cows mooing are being used to lure stray leopards. Forest guards in western India are using cell phones with ringtones of mooing cows, goats bleating and roosters crowing to attract leopards that have wandered into human settlements. The wild cats in the state of Gujarat often roam into villages near forests […]

For Wisconsin to reduce its dependence on foreign oil, it may take capturing more wind, expanding nuclear plants, and taking advantage of all the cows in America’s Dairyland. “I believe we need more cows in the state to strengthen the cheese industry,” Judy Ziewacz, Gov. Jim Doyle’s executive director of the Office of Energy Independence, […]

Herds of cows producing skimmed milk could soon be roaming our pastures, reports Cath O’Driscoll in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. Scientists in New Zealand have discovered that some cows have genes that give them a natural ability to produce skimmed milk and plan to use this information to breed herds of […]

Police in Sanford stumbled onto an unusual case Friday morning. Officers were on the trail of a bovine bandit, WESH 2 News reported. Whether it was on the hunt for a midnight snack or just plain bored, the restless cow was on the move in Seminole County. It began around midnight, when the cow somehow […]

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Higham today to help free a young bull which had its head stuck in a tree. The bull’s legs had also become entangled in barbed wire at Little Grange Farm in Hadleigh Road about 9.30am today. The animal had put its head in the fork of a tree but because it […]

A dairy cow nearly upstaged Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart on Friday. Navajo Elementary School pupils snared a visit from Leinart, the grand prize from a statewide breakfast contest sponsored by the Dairy Council of Arizona. But it was Daisy the Dairy Cow that caused a mob scene among pupils minutes before Leinart’s appearance. Leinart, […]

Home-buyers of tomorrow could find themselves walking across floors made from manure. That’s no cow pie-in-the-sky dream, according to researchers at Michigan State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. They say fiber from processed and sterilized cow manure could take the place of sawdust in fiberboard, which is used to make everything from furniture […]

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