by Dennis Fischer
The tragedy of Mad Cow disease reminds the author of a different kind of “mad” cow.
Out here in the West, range cattle are well-known for their ornery dispositions. Their instincts for survival are strong, and stories of their aggressive behavior are legendary. The dairy cows I grew up around however are docile creatures, even considered dull-witted by some. This is the story of a cow that was neither of these things.