Cattle

Rancher Cliven Bundy, middle, addresses his supporters along side Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie, right, on April 12, 2014. Bundy informed the public that the BLM has agreed to cease the roundup of his family's cattle.(AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)

Feds release all cows gathered during NV roundup

Federal land managers confirmed they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority. The Bureau of Land […]

04/12/2014

John Bartheld holds "Peanut," a miniature Panda cow, Thursday, July 18, 2013, on his farm in Roy, Wash.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Mini-cow born at Roy farm looks like panda bear

ROY, Wash. (AP) — John Bartheld has been breeding miniature cows on his farm for seven years, hoping to recreate black and white markings in the pattern of a panda to make a “panda cow.” […]

07/19/2013

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Feedlots, meatpackers closing with fewer US cows

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them.

02/24/2013

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Report: Nation’s cattle herd smallest since 1952

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A much anticipated government count shows the nation’s cattle herd has shrunk to its smallest size in more than six decades amid a widespread drought that has forced ranchers to sell off their animals.

02/01/2013

Feeding candy to cows (audio)

  Cattle farmers struggling with record corn prices are feeding their cows candy instead. That’s right, candy. Chocolate bars, gummy worms, ice cream sprinkles, marshmallows, bits of hard candy and even powdered hot chocolate mix, according […]

10/11/2012

Raging cow wreaks havoc

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – A construction worker who tried to help police corral a runaway cow said the bovine charged at him “like a bull at a rodeo,” tossing him into the air before continuing […]

08/23/2012

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