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Fallout Shelters are for Cows Too

In 1963 the Roberts Dairy Company of Omaha conducted a two-week survival test for thirty-five cows, one bull, and two unfortunate university students in a concrete cattle fallout shelter on its farm at Elkhorn. Thank goodness the animals weren't rabbits!

Nebraska Farmer 1963

Source: History Nebraska Library Collection (630.5/fN272/v.105/1963, 9/21/1963)

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