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INADVERTENT PATTERNS

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Submitted by Steven Sass (United States), Mar 10, 2014 at 11:22

A good piece with lots of valuable data and insights, BUT I wonder why Muslims do NOT have more cows rather than just sheep and goats. Certainly in other countries cows are much more numerous than pigs, and would also NOT have the negative grazing of goats and sheep. Is it JUST the larger size and cost of a cow that keeps their numbers down?

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From what little I know, cows require much more water than sheep and goats.

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