"The earliest encounters between man and cattle" date back as far as 8,000 years ago, when prehistoric man captured wild ancestors of today's cattle and began domesticating them. Since then a rich history has developed between us. Throughout this period, great wealth has been acquired from cattle.
However,do we really know enough about cattle? The Cattle Museum: "To promote a better understanding of nature,life,and ourselves with respect to the co-existence of man and cattle" will tell you a lot about the world of cattle.