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Ever see a cow run?

May 29th, 2012 at 03:49 am

They will, especially on the first day they're allowed to graze pasture after a long winter of being confined to the barnyard and mostly indoors.

Here's a video: http://www.stonyfield.com/healthy-planet/organic-farming/have-cow/how-make-cow-happy-just-add-grass?utm_source=Silverpop&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Stonyfield%20Moos%20-%20May%202012%20Yahoo%20Day%201%205-25-2012&utm_content=&spMailingID=39250291&spUserID=MjQwMzg2NTAzNjQS1&spJobID=144252995&spReportId=MTQ0MjUyOTk1S0

Of course, the vast majority of cows raised on industrial farms never go outside, let alone see green grass.

i hadn't realized that it's a USDA requirement that cows raised on organic farms must graze on pasture...real grass.. at least 120 days of the year.

1 Responses to “Ever see a cow run?”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Years and years ago, my dad said he decided he wanted to see if he could ride a cow. So, he climbed a tree and waited for it to come under it. When it did, he jumped on it. It not only ran, but gave him a bucking bronco ride of his life! He said that the backbone was pretty hard too! :-)

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