Grooming behavior reveals complex social networks among dairy cows

Washington DC (UPI) Aug 04, 2020
By tracking the grooming behaviors of dairy cows, researchers have gained new insights into the formation and evolution of social networks among cows, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science . Social grooming among animals is called allogrooming. Among bovine, allogrooming typically involves one cow licking the head and neck of another.

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