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Moo-ving cows into Plymouth

New residents will be moo-ving into the countryside at Derriford – a herd of young cattle.

Duchy College are transporting seven Aberdeen Angus, Simmental and Belgian Blue yearlings from their farm at Camborne to Poole Farm so that they can graze the meadows of Seaton Valley.

The arrival of the animals yesterday is another sign that the countryside is coming to the city in a big...

1 in 3 kids haven't heard a cow moo up close

Hearing a real cow moo or a sheep baa for the first time is a special moment but a new survey of primary school children has revealed that this experience is becoming increasingly rare.

The results show that more than 1 in 3 children have never heard a sheep baa (37 per cent) or a cow moo (34%) up close, with thousands only experiencing it through their TV or computer screens.

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Flatulent cows cause methane blast

An explosion in a cow shed in the German town of Rasdorf yesterday afternoon (Monday 27 Jan) was caused by a build-up of flatulent gas, German police have said.

The blast caused damage to the shed’s roof and left one of the cows with injuries.

Police believe that the shed became filled flammable methane gas released by the flatulence and belches from the 90 cows.

It is...