Latest Brown Cow Stories

2009-07-01 11:40:21

A dead brown cow found washed up on the shore of Canada's Vancouver Island created a two-day bureaucratic impasse over whose responsibility it was to remove. The cow city workers dubbed Cuddles was reported to the city of Victoria during the weekend and staff immediately ran into trouble trying to arrange for its disposal, spokeswoman Katie Josephson told the Victoria Times-Colonist. Apparently a cow is a special animal, she said. Staff contacted the federal Department of Fisheries and...

2009-02-06 17:13:00

LONDONDERRY, N.H., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a lonely few years for Gary Hirshberg in the rBST-free pasture. But 15 years after his Stonyfield Farm became the first dairy product maker to pay farmers not to use artificial bovine growth hormone, the field is getting crowded -- and he couldn't be more pleased. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090206/NE68046 ) "With Yoplait set to announce plans to only use milk from cows not treated with artificial bovine growth hormone,...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.