Heat Wave Leaves Cow Carcasses Piled Up in Central ValleyFresno, Kings and Tulare counties are allowing dairy farmers to bury or compost hundreds of carcasses because a rendering plant is overwhelmed.
Cows On Bus Trigger Sebastopol ConfrontationTwo people were arrested and another treated for injuries after cows being housed on a bus in a makeshift mobile zoo triggered a confrontation in Sebastopol.
Dozens Of Cows Invade Morgan Hill BackyardA Morgan Hill family was stunned to discover several dozen cows that stampeded into their backyard on Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind a huge mess.
Cows Killed While Thief Steals Calf From Castro Valley RancherA thief shot three cows while stealing a calf from a Castro Valley rancher over the weekend, an Alameda County sheriff’s sergeant said.
Cows Mysteriously Shot Dead On Castro Valley RanchThree cows on a Castro Valley ranch were reportedly shot dead over the weekend by unknown assailants, according to a published report.
Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow's Milk, Study ShowsThe Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow's milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.
California Meat Companies Winning Praise From Animal Activists For Humane SlaughterA couple of California meat companies are earning positive recognition from animal activists. It's not just for how they are feeding and housing their animals, but how they're killing them.
Organic Dairy Ranchers Want Tule Elk To Be Removed From GGNRA PasturesOrganic dairy ranchers are urging authorities to remove tule elk from agricultural land in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes seashore and build a large fence to keep them out.
Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst 'Hot Spot' In NationA small hot spot in California's Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.
As Demand Soars, Supermarkets Struggle To Keep Organic Milk StockedGrocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.
Petaluma Slaughterhouse Co-Owner Pleads Guilty In Scheme Processing Diseased CowsThe co-owner of a Petaluma slaughterhouse accused of processing bad beef pleaded guilty in an alleged scheme that led to a massive international beef recall.
4 Petaluma Slaughterhouse Officials Indicted On Charges Of Processing Diseased AnimalsA federal grand jury has indicted four officials at the Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle.