Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled – WSJ

Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled

U.S. farmers are seeking to boost milk production by pampering their dairy cattle. ‘They can’t get stressed.’

Scott Beyer and his farmhands spend mornings scraping manure off the milking-parlor floor. In the nearby climate-controlled barn, cows are sleeping on water beds and munching on nutritionist-crafted……..

Source: Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled – WSJ

Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled
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