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Quebec Farmers' Advocate Volume Number December 15, 2019
Julie BaillargeonM.Sc, Agr.

The story of Buddha: The stressful life of a cow

The story of Buddha: The stressful life of a cow
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There is more stress in a cow’s life than one might imagine. And like for humans, stress can be useful in some situations. But when there is too much stress being experienced too often or for long periods the consequences can have an adverse effect on a cow’s health and productivity. Using the story of a cow named Buddha, we will examine the stressors that arise in the life of a cow, and discover she might not be as Zen as her name suggests.

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