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The secret life of cows

Author: Rosamund Young; Alan Bennett
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reissued [updated] editionView all editions and formats
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"The author distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animals." --
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamund Young; Alan Bennett
ISBN: 9780525557319 0525557318
OCLC Number: 1038520677
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: "This is a reissued edition of my book so I have had the opportunity to update some of the material."--Page [vii].
Description: 139 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Alan Bennett --
A little bit about ingenuity --
Alice and Jim --
Mothers and daughters --
Jake --
Unusual behaviour needs investigating --
A little bit on names and more on grieving --
A brief note about sleep --
Different kinds of mooing --
Cows make good decisions --
Bovine friendships are seldom casual --
But bulls are a completely different kettle of fish --
Fat Hat II --
Cows have preferences --
Eye contact --
Cows remember --
A little bit about horses --
A digression on sheep, and pigs and hens --
Difficult calvings--cows are never wrong --
Dizzy and her family --
Something happens here every day --
Physical communication --
Notes on grooming --
A word about milk --
Calf games --
Amelia --
Hens like playing --
There's another side to hens --
Amelia again --
A brief note on birds --
Self-medication --
Dorothy and her daughter, Little Dorothy --
Twenty things you ought to know about cows --
Twenty things you ought to know about hens --
Twenty things you ought to know about sheep --
Twenty things you ought to know about pigs --
Kite's Nest Farm.
Responsibility: Rosamund Young.

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"The author distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animals." --

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