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Water Bed for Cows

Sat, 13th Apr 2002

Part of the show Police Use of Science to Solve Crimes - Naked Scientists

A Farmer in Oregon, US, has ordered 80 water beds for his cows after an experiment showed that a comfortable rest boosted milk production. Cows spend over 8 hours a day lying down digesting their food so it makes sense ! "The cows liked it right away. They lied down and were comfortable" said the farmer.

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