I thought I would share this post from reuters.com by Kerry Grens which is an article about childhood allergy and asthma development. It discusses the release of a new European study that reveals that kids raised and exposed to farm environments have a lower rate of these ailments. When details of the study were examined it was found that exposure to hay, cows, and the drinking of milk from those cows seemed to be the nexus of activities that caused the reductions, but the actual agent of change has yet to be determined.
An interesting read:
Kids on cow farms may have fewer allergies – Reuters