18 Mar '12, 7am

Rare Kindness: Farmer Saves Cows from Slaughter | Care2 Causes

Rare Kindness: Farmer Saves Cows from Slaughter | Care2 Causes

Since Minnie was a cow that couldn’t have calves, I just let her out with the other cows and my bull figuring I just had a big pet. Nine and one half months later, Maxwell, her new little bull calf, was born. It also turns out she’s a great milker, too. She was very easy to train to be milked, and gives a very rich, white milk. Since then she’s had another calf named Maynard, a daughter named Molly, and just last month had a little boy named Mutt. Because she was crossed with a dairy bull, her sons make great oxen, with long legs and powerful muscles, who can, therefore, live long and useful lives with someone who can use these big, beautiful animals to help around the place and eat hay when there’s nothing else to do. As for the heifer calf, I’m training Molly to go through the milking stall with the other cows, and now I’m figuring out a way to start a school to train ox...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/rare-kindness-farmer-saves-co...

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Hero Saves Turtle at Sea: Thrilling Video Clip | Care2 Causes

Hero Saves Turtle at Sea: Thrilling Video Clip ...

care2.com 19 Mar '12, 7am

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Do Books Make Us Human? | Care2 Causes

Do Books Make Us Human? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 18 Mar '12, 9am

“Books are really part of what makes us human.” So asserts Rosemary Agoglia, curator of education at the Eric Carle Museum...

Native American Tribe Gets Rare Permit to Kill Bald Eagles | Care2 Causes

Native American Tribe Gets Rare Permit to Kill ...

care2.com 18 Mar '12, 9pm

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has taken the unusual step of issuing a permit allowing an Americ...

Handsome's Hero Saves the Day | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Mar '12, 6am

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

Now We Know: Decriminalization DOES Cut Drug Use [VIDEO] | Care2 Causes

Now We Know: Decriminalization DOES Cut Drug Us...

care2.com 18 Mar '12, 8pm

Ten years ago, Portugal took the unprecedented step of decriminalizing all drugs . One decade after this much derided expe...

Mild Winter, Early Spring: Bad News for Butterflies and Bees | Care2 Causes

Mild Winter, Early Spring: Bad News for Butterf...

care2.com 17 Mar '12, 9pm

Spring has sprung decidedly early this year, with children where I live on the East Coast already wearing shorts to school...

Happy, Happy, Dancing Cows! (Video) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 31 Mar '12, 5am

An award-winning writer and teacher, Judy Molland is also an avid hiker, backpacker, and nature lover. Her articles on edu...

Georgia Lawmaker: Pregnant Women Just Like Pigs, Cows | Care2 Causes

Georgia Lawmaker: Pregnant Women Just Like Pigs...

care2.com 14 Mar '12, 10pm

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Obama Has Quadrupled The Number Of Openly Gay J...

care2.com 18 Mar '12, 9am

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White Nose Syndrome Reaches Alabama | Care2 Causes

White Nose Syndrome Reaches Alabama | Care2 Causes

care2.com 17 Mar '12, 5pm

White nose syndrome (WNS), a deadly disease that has killed nearly 7 million bats has been confirmed in Alabama. WNS, iden...

Five Horses Killed in Two Days at Cheltenham | Care2 Causes

Five Horses Killed in Two Days at Cheltenham | ...

care2.com 17 Mar '12, 7am

England’s Cheltenham Festival is coming under scrutiny and drawing ire from the public and animal welfare organizations af...

A Woman Should Not Have to Marry Her Rapist | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 18 Mar '12, 1pm

Some 200 woman activists rallied outside Morocco’s parliament building on Saturday to demand the repeal of a rape-marriage...

Scary Images Of A Hungry Eagle Owl (Video) | Care2 Causes

Scary Images Of A Hungry Eagle Owl (Video) | Ca...

care2.com 17 Mar '12, 9pm

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Abortion Ban Advances In Colorado | Care2 Causes

care2.com 18 Mar '12, 11am

Oh, I am so disgusted by all these Right WingNuts! Stop trying to place your totally twisted version of Religion on all th...