Oregon Beef Council funds study about interactions between cows and wolves

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The latest anti wolf political rhetoric really pushes the envelope between fact and fiction; not to mention is an adulterated insult to our war veterans. This anti wolf rhetoric claims cows have PSTD cause by wolves. In a study from Oregon State University, Reinaldo Cooke, an associate professor and animal scientist, conducted the research, that appeared in the Journal of Animal Science. Read on:

“When wolves attack a herd of cattle, Cooke said in an interview Thursday, the surviving animals’ life experience is “completely altered” by the event. Animals become jumpier around humans and pets, the cows give birth to smaller calves, and the animals are more likely to get sick.”Source

spinning sawblade about to slit the throat of one cow in an American industrial slaughterhouse .
Cook claims cows whose herd comes under attack by wolves remember the experience and show symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder, Oregon…

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2 thoughts on “Oregon Beef Council funds study about interactions between cows and wolves

  1. Speechless!As Carter said, what of the wolves and their PTSD when pack members are destroyed by humans?   KC                                                  and your friends at Trap Free Montana  Trap Free Montana, Inc. (TFM) is a 501c3 nonprofit charitable organization. We promote education, modern day science, and non-lethal alternatives to trapping that foster responsible stewardship and coexistence with wildlife. Our sister affiliate organization is Trap Free Montana Public Lands, Inc.  Trap Free MontanaPO Box 335Hamilton, Montana 59840406-218-1170info@trapfreemt.org

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  2. Just saw this and immediately thought of your post, Beckie.http://www.ptsdjournal.com/posts/the-psychological-damage-of-slaughterhouse-work/ KC                                                    and your friends at Trap Free Montana  Trap Free Montana, Inc. (TFM) is a 501c3 nonprofit charitable organization. We promote education, modern day science, and non-lethal alternatives to trapping that foster responsible stewardship and coexistence with wildlife. Our sister affiliate organization is Trap Free Montana Public Lands, Inc.  Trap Free MontanaPO Box 335Hamilton, Montana 59840406-218-1170info@trapfreemt.org

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