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The art of cow whispering

Date: 
Mon, 02/08/2016

A good herdsperson not only observes but takes action.

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By Maggie Seiler, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

In college, I fielded many questions about my agricultural communications degree that went something like this, “So you’re studying to be a cow whisperer?” My quipped remark was often some type of dig at the individual’s chosen major, but what I wanted to tell those people was that I was actually studying the art of talking to the real cow whisperers. As a dairy farmer’s daughter, I spent many childhood hours following around my father who is a talented cowman and who for many years I believed was a genuine cow whisperer. Read more

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