California rains kill cows

February 24, 2005: Record rains in Southern California this winter have washed out roads, uprooted homes and created deadly mudslides but their effects are not unique to the human population – they are having devastating effects on the cows too. California farmers are estimating losses of more than $38 million in lost milk production and other damages and up to a cow a day due to sickness and exhaustion caused by the relentless winter rains.

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