Val Wagner of Monango, N.D., is posting messages to Twitter on behalf of one of her farm's cows in the hopes of better educating Web users about agriculture. Mark Wagner / Special to The Forum

A cow's life goes aTwitter: North Dakota rancher uses social networking site


Dogs bark. Cats meow. Cows moo.

But cattle tweet, too, at least when Val Wagner is involved.

Wagner, who operates a cattle ranch with her husband, Mark, at Monango, N.D., about 50 miles south of Jamestown, N.D., recently began tweeting on Twitter from the perspective of a heifer on her family's ranch.

A heifer is a young, female cow that hasn't had her first calf yet.

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