each dollar a typical 250 cow
Wisconsin dairy producer generates
in milk sales, six dollars are
generated in the local economy.
are six breeds of dairy cattle:
Guernsey, Holstein, Brown Swiss,
Jersey, Ayrshire, and Milking
cow eats about 90 pounds of food
cow has four stomachs!
cow produces about 22.5 quarts
of milk a day. That's about 16,000
glasses of milk a year!
A dairy cow drinks anywhere from
20 to 50 gallons of water a day.
That is about a bathtub full!
Do cows have special teeth for
Cow's teeth are different from
ours. On the top front, cows have
a tough pad of skin instead of
teeth. They have 8 incisors on
the bottom front and 6 strong
molars on the top and bottom of
each side to grind their food.
Cows have a total of 32 teeth.