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Cows 'sick and depressed' in mistreatment case - National - NZ Herald News

Cows 'sick and depressed' in mistreatment case - National - NZ Herald News | The Life of a Farmer | Scoop.it
More than 1000 cows on a large Taupo dairy farm were left dangerously thin, sick and sad after months of being underfed, a court has been told.
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Awwwwww.... Poor Cows

 

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Organic Foods Not Necessarily Better

Organic Foods Not Necessarily Better | The Life of a Farmer | Scoop.it
Will eating pricey organic foods make you healthier? Maybe not, a new research review shows.
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Robotic Milking | American Dairymen

Robotic Milking | American Dairymen | The Life of a Farmer | Scoop.it
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I LOVE THIS, IT'S SO INTERESTING

 

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Northeast Iowa dairy farm shifts to robotic milking - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Northeast Iowa dairy farm shifts to robotic milking - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog) | The Life of a Farmer | Scoop.it
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog) Northeast Iowa dairy farm shifts to robotic milking The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog) The Lely Astronaut Robotic Milking System uses infrared sensors to find...
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I think robotic milking systems are very, very interesting. It's weird that know with the robotic milking system we now just have to press a button to get your cows milked.

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Poultry trade may be spreading killer H7N9 virus

Poultry trade may be spreading killer H7N9 virus | The Life of a Farmer | Scoop.it
Expert called in by WHO recommends a review of market practices in China and Asia
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Dairy cows have individual temperaments

Dairy cows have individual temperaments | The Life of a Farmer | Scoop.it
From a young age, dairy cows react differently from each other to stimuli from their surroundings. An animal’s temperament determines how it reacts in stressful situations, but may also influence its general health.

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This is very interesting, I think it's weird that That thins kind of stuff affects the cow

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