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HUH? Argentina May Be Putting Cow Farts To Good Use

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.17.2014 | Science

Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming. With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas rele...

Factory Farms Of The Future: Part II

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 12.17.2013 | Home
Sonia Faruqi

Extreme genetic selection, accelerated by artificial insemination, leads farm animals today to yield far more meat, milk, and eggs -- while eating far less -- than they ever have.

Acclaimed Artist Gretchen Ryan Speaks Up for Abused Animals in New Viral Video (VIDEO)

Mikko Alanne | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Mikko Alanne

They say a single picture is worth a thousand words. Gretchen Ryan should know -- her haunting, evocative paintings have been exhibited in galleries around the world.

Cows May Be Eating More Gummy Worms Than Ever

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2012 | Business

(Repeats to correct date and widen distribution) By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept 23 (Reuters) - Mike Yoder's herd...

What Happens When You Take City Kids to a Goat Farm?

Cori Howard | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents
Cori Howard

My kids are 11 and 7 and in their entire lives, they have never seen a cow.

A Wake-up Call: USDA Slaughterhouse Closing

Gene Baur | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Gene Baur

The slaughter of animals too sick, injured, or weak to stand and walk on their own ("downers" as the industry calls them) at Central Valley Meats, a supplier for the USDA's national school lunch program, has justly raised concerns about the safety of the U.S. meat supply.

Dairies Pamper Cows With Massages, Waterbeds

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 07.29.2012 | Home

CHILTON, Wis. — Lucky, a 7-year-old dairy cow, had been walking with a limp for several weeks when veterinarian Sara Gilbertson was called. Inst...

Conklin Dairy Farm: Police On Guard After Cow Abuse Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PLAIN CITY, Ohio — About 150 law enforcement officers are guarding highways around an Ohio dairy farm where animal welfare activists want to sta...

Conklin Dairy Video Shows Dairy Cows Being Violently Abused, Says Mercy For Animals (VIDEO)

AP / Huffington Post | By MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CLEVELAND (AP/Huffington Post)-- An animal welfare group said Tuesday that a graphic video it secretly recorded shows workers at a dairy farm beating ...

Cow Torture Video: Willet Dairy Caught Burning Off Cows' Horns, Chopping Calf's Tail In Mercy For Animals Expose

Huffington Post/AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — An animal-rights group released a video Tuesday showing an upstate New York farm worker lopping off a calf's tail and burning off...