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herding cattle

 
paul wheaton
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I've seen this before, and wondered if it might be useful for herding the hens back to their coop at dusk!  With the cattle though, if it ever flipped, or the battery died, I think your toy would be history!  LOL
 
                              
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So funny!  I never pictured cows as being smart enough to show curiousity.  Interesting.
 
Emil Spoerri
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Man, that's the biggest mess of holstein/jersey cross heifers I ever saw!

Oh wait, my bad, they're steers aren't they?
 
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Cattle are curious enough to pull up tent stakes with a person and her dog sleeping inside.  And they love chewing on bumpers and mirrors.
 
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FYI
I've read that you should never run away from cattle because they will run after you (or maybe OVER YOU) to investigate. This video proves that!
 
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Yes.  A very noticable behavior pattern:  when the RC came towards them, they scattered.  When it was going away from them, they chased.
 
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Fascinating stuff. On the odd occasion our chickens wandered into paddocks, our cows would chase them out again. Interestingly they never seemed to be bothered by other birds (magpies, cockatoos, etc) walking around the paddocks.
 
Anna Carter
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I love cows. They are so funny, and it's really true that they are both a lot smarter than people think, and a whole lot more inquisitive. I miss them.
 
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