This project is for making a rough looking cattle shed for a Christmas creche display to be used in your home or given as a gift. A few years ago there was a special catalog offer for simulated olive wood figures of Mary, Joseph, the baby Jesus, an angel, and a few animals. The figures were about four to five inches high, and I made the dimensions of this cattle shed to fit them.
L ate one winter night, under cover of darkness, two young calves were stolen from a ranch in Alvarado, Texas. Someone cut a wire fence bordering the property, allowing a four-wheeler to trundle onto the pasture. The calves, an Angus and a Black Baldy, were loaded into a goat cage and driven seventy miles west, along Highway 67, to a cattle barn in Stephenville.
Mastitis, or inflammation of the udder, is of great importance in dairy cattle. The infection is very painful for the cows. Mastitis in dairy cattle cannot be fully prevented, but its' frequency, severity and the economical losses caused by this disease can be drastically reduced.
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Many aspects of a dairy cow housing barn influence the overall environment experienced by the cows. One of the major aspects is the flooring system employed. Cows housed in modern freestall barns spend 10 to 12 hours per day on their feet.
A horn - a permanent pointed projection on the head of various animals - consists of a covering of keratin and other proteins surrounding a core of live bone. Horns are distinct from antlerswhich are not permanent. In mammals, true horns are found mainly among the ruminant artiodactyls [ not verified in body ]in the families Antilocapridae pronghorn and Bovidae cattlegoatsantelope etc. One pair of horns is usual; however, two or more pairs occur in a few wild species and in some domesticated breeds of sheep.
Strip Curtains are commonly used as pet doors, as curtains for horses and horse stalls, barn doors, as pet exhibit doorways, pet habitat enclosures and passage ways, amongst other livestock containment and protection applications. Strip Curtains. Strip Doors provide a wind barrier while blocking all the outside elements like rain and snow keeping animals warmer and more comfortable while still allowing easy passage.