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Yep, Dairy Cows Really Love Water Beds

And more bedtime is good for them.

Dan Nosowitz
Someone In California Keeps Stealing Goats

The damage? An estimated $27,000.

Dan Nosowitz
March 19, 2019
Meet the Asian Jumping Worm, the Farmer’s New Threat

We mostly think of worms as good for agriculture. Not these guys.

Dan Nosowitz
March 13, 2019
These Wheels Were Made for Walkin’ — and Quackin’

Merlin the Duck takes his first steps.

Amy Rosen
March 1, 2019
Can Chickens Work as Tiny Pharmaceutical Factories?

A new genetically modified chicken could contain actual medication.

Dan Nosowitz
February 20, 2019
How to Adopt a Goat

The first thing to know: You need to adopt at least two.

Brian Barth
January 22, 2019
Honeybee Parentage Is Truly Wild

Two fathers and a mother? Three fathers? What is going on?

Dan Nosowitz
December 10, 2018
Check Out This Big Steer

We’d say “holy cow” if it wasn’t inaccurate due to gender misidentification.

Dan Nosowitz
November 30, 2018
The Buzz Over High-Tech Beehives

Technology is transforming beekeeping for the better

Jodi Helmer
October 29, 2018