Category Archives: Cow Stories

Hoofing it in Canterbury NH — May 2, 2015 Heifer Parade

This moo-ving story is just too cute not to publicize.  Saturday May 2, 2015 is the date of Canterbury Shaker Village’s 2nd Annual Heifer Parade with Food and Fiddle.  We complained more than once in the past few months about … Continue reading

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The Prized Devon Bull of the East Concord NH Sanborns

An unusual postcard came to my attention recently.  The photograph shows a well-built dark bull, on display with a long-handled twitch and chain in his nose.  In handwritten script in the margin is added: “Bull, Nero, No. 8160 winner of … Continue reading

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Cow Concerns: Is Hotcha Music Bad for Bovine Health?

The federal department of agriculture has gravely suggested that those farmers who have installed radios in their barns to delight the livestock should tune in on softer gentler music. Cows give more milk when contented, it seems, and no cow … Continue reading

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A Cow’s View of the White Mountains

I came across a postcard of the White Mountains, that showed a herd of cows who were obviously enjoying the lovely view.  How can I tell, you ask? Well if you zoom in really close, you will see that those … Continue reading

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1871 Poem: "The Best Cow in Peril"

Old Farmer B. was a stingy man.
He keeps all he gets and gets all he can;
By all his … Continue reading

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