cattle

agriculture

Tinder-Style App Now Ensures Dairy Cows Are Having More Sex Than You

If only online dating was this wholesome for humans.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
cow burps

Scientists Use ‘Breathalyzers’ and Lasers to Measure Cow Burps and Farts

Oklahoma cows belch out about a half-pound of methane daily.
Becky Ferreira
1.11.19
milk

'Single-Origin Milk' Is for People Who Want to Know Their Cows

“One might be creamy and taste like ice cream, while other bottles might be very fresh or sweet,” Matthijs Baan writes.
Lauren Rothman
6.18.18
farming

Mass Cattle Deaths Lead to State of Emergency in California

Emergency landfills are considered “a disposal method of last resort” during the West Coast's brutal wave.
Nick Rose
7.6.17
cows

The Cows of the Future Could Be Genetically Altered to Be Heat-Resistant

Hopefully, they will also fart and burp less.
Nick Rose
6.29.17
agriculture

Cows in Switzerland Could Be Given Acupuncture Instead of Antibiotics

Following the World Health Organisation’s warning that the overuse of antibiotics in meat causes antimicrobial resistance in humans, Swiss vets are trialling alternative medicine.
Daisy Meager
3.26.17
WTF

This Story of a Huge Skittles Spill on a Freeway Just Keeps Getting Weirder

A Mars spokesperson had no idea how the thousands of defective candies ended up in a cardboard box on the back of a truck more than 150 miles away.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.23.17
meat

This 100-Percent Wagyu Beef Comes From Chocolate-Eating Cows

Mayura Station is known for wagyu beef with snowflake-like marbling and buttery flavor—and for the fact that it feeds its cows Cadbury chocolate.
Kate Springer
11.27.16
Photo

Photos of a Traditional Swiss Cattle Fighting Tournament

While their breeders drink wine and eat cheese, the cattle battle one another for the title of queen of the herd.
Jojo Schulmeister, text by Philippe Stalder
10.14.16
environment

Scientists Are Developing Grass That Stop Cows from Burping

Researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark are inventing a grass that is easier for cows to digest, meaning less methane is released into the environment.
Daisy Meager
10.14.16
Photo

Swiss Cows Know How to Party

Photographer Laurie Franck went to Berner Oberland to welcome the cows coming home after spending the summer up the mountains.
Laurie Franck
10.3.16
farming

The Controversial Plan to Kill 45,000 Wild Horses to Make Room for Cattle Farming

It’s pretty clear that an answer that will please all parties seems nowhere in sight. In the meantime, 45,000 wild horses are anything but free, and their lives hang in the balance.
Alex Swerdloff
9.14.16
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