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Of Downers and Coddled Cattle

Original post made by Tom Cushing, Danville, on Jan 24, 2012

Lost behind yesterday’s sexier headlines about the Supreme Court’s unanimous privacy ruling on warrantless electronic surveillance, was the setback they dealt California’s unhappiest cows – and thus the nation’s food supply. The bovines broke even on the day, however, based on reports that well-treated cows produce demonstrably more and healthier milk. Those dairy farmers may be onto something, even if the Supremes are not.

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