Out Our Way: Herd love
Last updated 9/17/2021 at 7:57am
Out our way, there are lessons to be learned daily if one is awake. Take for example the lesson of love. Dogs taught me that love is not limited to human beings, but cows taught me it is not limited to individuals. Indeed,cows taught me it is possible for love to embrace a large group of individuals.
Now some ranchers have remarked how various cows sort of "buddy up" and do everything together as close friends. Yes, cows have favorites! Who knew? But what really touched me was the discovery of the mothering instinct of the herd, especially how one cow will stay behind to watch the calves w...