The pests were introduced to New Zealand in the 19th century and today spread bovine tuberculosis to livestock and wreak havoc on forests, competing with native birds for food.
Together with her bovine friend Cassie, they intend to take the town for all its sweet creamy caramel candy goodness.
Some parts seem to be like bird or avian viruses, while other bits are similar to bovine or murine viruses.
It's a permanent soft-tissue filler that is composed of part bovine collagen and part polymer beads, which help stimulate the body to produce its own collagen.
Although generating swine clones appears to pose more technical difficulties than bovine clones, once piglets are born, they appear to be healthy.
The bovine luteal tissues were obtained from Heng-Chun Station, Taiwan Livestock Research Institute.
In the laboratory, ‘the nematodes can live in bovine manure for 4 to 6 weeks without hosts,’ says Taylor.
But he does serve up plenty of anecdotes about ranching life in the western United States, as well as welcome digressions on the economics of modern-day beef raising and the basics of bovine psychology.
Regular readers will know that we have been taking a close interest in homosexuality among farmyard animals - specifically ovine and bovine lesbianism.
Fewer and fewer cows are infected today, but now there is an outbreak of human Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, resulting from the consumption of beef products contaminated by infected bovine central nervous system tissue.