Riley Boadwine - February 2023

Posted: 2/26/2023

Riley Boadwine – February 2023

Riley talks about bedding for the cows. Did you know they lay in sand? He also shows us how they can recycle the sand.

Discussion Topic: Riley said that the cows need four hours of sleep, but they should also lay down and rest for 12 hours. What do the cows do during the other hours of the day?

            A Day in the life of a Dairy Cow

Discussion Topic: Riley also told us that cows need to chew their cud. What is a cud? Did you remember that cows are ruminant animals and they have different stomachs than humans?

            Why Do Cows Chew Their Cud?

            Why Do They Do That? Cattle Chewing Cud.