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 How are magnets used in cows?

Answer Farmers use magnets to protect their cattle from a disease called traumatic reticuloperitonitis. This is more commonly known as "hardware disease." It occurs when a piece of sharp metal or wire is ... Read More »
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Why do some farmers make their cows swallow magnets?

Cow magnets are a useful tool in the prevention of illness in cattle. Once swallowed by a bovine, this device is used to collect scrap metal, such as fencing wire and nails in the rumen. The rumen ... Read More »
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Science Projects for Permanent Magnets Vs. Temporary Magnets?

Hands-on learning is an excellent way to teach scientific concepts. Projects that demonstrate the difference between permanent magnets and temporary magnets are easy and inexpensive to create. Temp... Read More »
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Where do cows fit on the food web?

Cows are "primary consumers" on the food web. They are herbivores, or animals that eat only plants. This means that on a food web, cows should be linked to plants below them, with predators such as... Read More »
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How do they kill cows?

Cattle can live up to 25 years, but most cattle are slaughtered before three years of age. They are killed for two primary reasons: younger cattle for meat and older cattle that are sick or non-pro... Read More »
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