Just when did the cows come home?

From the Jerusalem Post: Just when did the cows come home?.

Until now, researchers thought that the processing, storage and use of domesticated cow, sheep and goats’ milk in the Middle East and the Balkans began around 5,000 BCE. But now an international team of archeologists, including an Israeli from the Hebrew University, have concluded on the basis of milk residue in over 2,200 pottery vessels from the area that it goes back 2,000 more years. [continue]