Don Locke: Lookin thru the bifocals
Cows and things.
I’ll bet you didn’t know a cow had no upper teeth. She/he didn’t see a dentist, she was born that way.
Friends of ours’ very small boy asked, “Do all black cows have chocolate milk in him tail?”
A cow has four stomachs. The rumen, reticulum, omasum, and the abomasum.
I love the book of Job. Somewhere I read or heard of a book or movie: Not As A Stranger. It’s from Job. “When I meet my master face to face, it will be, not as a stranger, but as a friend. Wonderful!
Thinking of becoming a Buddhist? History tells us, Buddha rode off one day on the back of a donkey and was never heard from again. You do the wisdom.
When I was seven or eight, mother and I visited relatives in Akron, Ohio. We saw the large hangar where blimps were built. It was so big; it was said sometimes is clouded up and rained inside. When some old farmer first saw it, his comment was, “That thing would surely hold a lot of loose hay!”
A mare will return to estrus (heat), 9 days after a colt is born.
We have a cat. You don’t own a cat, you FEED a cat. Enough said.
I’ll bet you needed to know a standard gas welding rod is taller than a 55-gallon drum. Maybe not!
The largest grass is bamboo.
A legume (clover) starts making its own nitrogen 6 days after it comes up.
A horse can only breath through its nose. It does have a larger cecum (blind gut) than normal. That’s why it can digest large amounts of grass and hay.