redbarn.jpg In a study involving 516 dairy farmers in the UK, researchers found that treating the animals as individuals increased production. The cows with names had an average higher milk yield of more than a gallon of extra milk every week. 

Dr Douglas, from the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development at Newcastle University, said: “Just as people respond better to the personal touch, cows also feel happier and more relaxed if they are given a bit more one-to-one attention. (UK Telegraph)

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