Friday, 13 July 2018

The Cream for the Cream?

The hot weather in the UK is causing problems for farmers and their cows (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/13/sunscreen-for-cows-uk-farmers-struggle-to-cope-with-heatwave). Some farmers are reporting that the old-style provision of stone walled buildings and stands of trees benefit the animals but cows lose appetite in the heat and have to be enticed (by proximity) to eat. It has even been suggested that sun-burnt cows should get sun cream!

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