Tag Archives: Cattle

Fluffy Cows (playing with your food)

4H club calves sired by AI (artificial insemination) catalog show bulls often fetch top dollar from today’s beef industry interested youth.  Embryos generated from phenotypically appealing cow-bull combinations are sometimes transplanted into normal looking beef brood cows in an effort to obtain evermore winning potential show calves.  I have not heard of it happening, but it seems… Read More »

Cows & other Cattle

                                                                                       Why don’t most people call all hogs sows or all sheep ewes?  In the case of hogs female breeding stock is generally out of sight in barns or barnyards.  Ewes are out roaming the range, but since the lamb/mutton industry in the US is a tiny fraction the size of either the pork or… Read More »