Skip to main content
Industry News
Dairy cows form bonds by grooming, study finds

Social grooming strengthens bonds between dairy cows, and age, social rank and repeated grooming between the same animals play a role in those bonds, researchers report in Frontiers in Veterinary Science. The team studied 38 cows at a Chilean agricultural research station, and said the findings underscore the value of monitoring herd interactions and investigating when social grooming declines.

Full Story: