Lipstick on a... cow?

Lipstick on a... cow?

Beauty treatments are not reserved for humans. DW visits a beauty pageant for dairy cows, and talks to a stylist who makes his clients udderly beautiful. The winners are not just cute but also very valuable as great mothers and milk machines.
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