Do comfy beds for cows lead to better tasting milk? Many dairy farmers are trying out giving their cows waterbeds saying the cows are happier. The beds are more cost-effective than the grass seed used in traditional cow beds. Farmers say their cows also have less sores and bacterial infections from waterbeds, which are easier to clean and maintain.
Nina Sen is a frequent contributor to Live Science’s Life’s Little Mysteries series: an exploration and explanation of our world’s phenomena, both natural and man-made. She also writes astronomy photo stories for Live Science's sister site Space.com.