Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled

Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled

U.S. farmers seek to boost milk production by pampering 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 meals while high-tech tags on their legs help monitor their health.

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