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Author Young, Rosamund, author.

Title The secret life of cows / Rosamund Young.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  636.2 YOU 2018    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    636.2 YOU 2018    Available
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Edition Reissued [updated] edition.
Description 139 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "This is a reissued edition of my book so I have had the opportunity to update some of the material."--Page [vii].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 139).
Contents Foreword / by Alan Bennett -- A little bit about ingenuity -- Alice and Jim -- Mothers and daughters -- Jake -- Unusual behaviour needs investigating -- A little bit on names and more on grieving -- A brief note about sleep -- Different kinds of mooing -- Cows make good decisions -- Bovine friendships are seldom casual -- But bulls are a completely different kettle of fish -- Fat Hat II -- Cows have preferences -- Eye contact -- Cows remember -- A little bit about horses -- A digression on sheep, and pigs and hens -- Difficult calvings--cows are never wrong -- Dizzy and her family -- Something happens here every day -- Physical communication -- Notes on grooming -- A word about milk -- Calf games -- Amelia -- Hens like playing -- There's another side to hens -- Amelia again -- A brief note on birds -- Self-medication -- Dorothy and her daughter, Little Dorothy -- Twenty things you ought to know about cows -- Twenty things you ought to know about hens -- Twenty things you ought to know about sheep -- Twenty things you ought to know about pigs -- Kite's Nest Farm.
Summary The author distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animals.
Subject Cattle.
Cattle -- Behavior.
Organic farming.
Added Author Bennett, Alan, 1934- writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780525557319

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