Farmers like Derek Klingenberg know that you can enchant cows with music. Above, watch him start playing Lorde’s “Royals” on the trombone and the cows come a runnin’.
If you’ve been an OC reader long enough, you won’t be surprised by this scene. Earlier this year, we featured A Playlist of Music Scientifically-Proven to Increase Cows’ Milk Production — a playlist that includes tunes by REM, Aretha Franklin, Simon & Garfunkel, and Lou Reed. And, before that, we’ve shown you cows grooving to some New Orleans-style jazz. Music isn’t just “the universal language of mankind,” as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said. It belongs clearly to our bovine friends too…