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vegetarian cow mood lifetime quantifier

a Norplant like implant for milchcows that measures cumulative as well as peak stress levels so people can have milk from happy cows
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I overheard people saying they would feel better about vegetarianism (as compared with veganism) if they knew the cows were happy. I think this is measurable
beanangel, Jan 16 2017

Is your cow eating or gantin oan a shag likes? http://www.afimilk....y-management-system
[calum, Jan 17 2017]


       Kobe milk.   

       //What is a 'milchcow'?// A milchcow (or milch cow) is a cow kept for milk. 'Milch' is middle-English for 'milk', and 'cow' is current English for 'cow'.   

       I think milch cows are probably about as happy as a cow can be, at least in countries that use pasture and don't pump the cows full of growth hormone.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 17 2017

       //countries that use pasture and don't pump the cows full of growth hormone// Sadly, middle-English milch is rather hard to get nowadays, unless you acquire a taste for bog-butter.
pocmloc, Jan 17 2017

       On the very contrary. Most milk in middle-England comes from pasture-fed* cows and is added-hormone-free by law.   

       (*hence the term "pasturized")
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 17 2017

po, Jan 17 2017

       Nothing about producing milk equates with happy.
po, Jan 17 2017

       //Z?// Yes. Call me a traditionalist if you must.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 17 2017

       There are already a number of products on the market functioning as wearables, really, which can, by use of an accelerometer, tell you whether the cow is ruminating or horny. It is not entirely coincidental that studies have shown that these are the two mind states of halfbakers. Anyway, I wonder of finer readings won't allow for farmers to identify which of their beasts is operating in the perfectly balanced bovine nirvana between the two predominant states.
calum, Jan 17 2017

       Kingdomist arrogance to think that plants don't feel pain.
doctorremulac3, Jan 17 2017


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