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Centuries ago the bovine was domesticated by early humans. I was taught in high school that the relationship between man and this beast is considered... [Read More]
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We've all seen the old movies with the cowboys gathering the herd from the wilderness. All of a sudden, the cows are spooked. Somebody shouts... [Read More]
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There's a paradoxical idiom that says to expect the unexpected. It's also sound advice. [Read More]
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Basketball is certainly not my favorite sport, but I have to admit there is something special about March Madness. A tournament starts with 64 teams... [Read More]
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If you get two or more large-animal veterinarians in a room together, the conversation will no doubt drift to shop talk. And when that happens,... [Read More]
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"Ouch! That hurts." How many times have I barked those words after smashing a finger or stubbing a toe. [Read More]
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As I age, I've become more perceptive of how things change. Maybe it's because I have more life experiences or maybe just because I pay... [Read More]
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The unseasonably mild winter has come as a bit of a surprise to everyone. It is sure nice not to have to deal with the... [Read More]
There are firsts and lasts for everything. For a new veterinary graduate, there are a lot of firsts. The first attempt at a new surgery,... [Read More]
It seems that it's human nature to attribute motives, benevolent or malevolent, to the actions of others. It's impossible to truly know the motivations of... [Read More]
Accusations of fake news have abounded recently. The Russians hacked our election. Tom Brady pulled the fire alarm at the Steelers' hotel in Boston. GMO... [Read More]
"Daddy, where do babies come from?" [Read More]
(Author's note: From time to time, I will revisit this format of having the "typical cow" answer personal questions so you can get to know... [Read More]
It's the most wonderful time of the year. [Read More]
"In God We Trust." [Read More]
Cows are many things. First, they are unique. There are many other mammals on the face of the earth, including many of their fellow ruminants.... [Read More]
Many folks my age eventually have a midlife crisis. I won't divulge my age, but let's just say that I'm playing the back nine already.... [Read More]
Author's note: From time to time, I will revisit this format of having the "typical cow" answer personal questions so you can get to know... [Read More]
We live in a high-tech world. Smartphones have all but replaced the traditional cellphone and are quickly making the landline obsolete. In fact, one can... [Read More]
Livestock farmers are a different lot. They see and experience things that would turn the stomach of city folk not acquainted with such things. These... [Read More]
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